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Eluding the Esculacho

A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of Rio de Janeiro's Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

article views as a hypermasculine and militaristic “warrior” identity and ethos in the police occupational culture, drawing on the literature on warrior-based masculinity in favelas ( Zaluar 1994 , 2004 ) and in police cultures ( Brown 2007 ; Gripp and

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Policing at a distance and that human thing

An appreciative critique of police surveillance

David Sausdal

questions. One particularly prevalent answer, though, concerns a lack of development of (an enlightened) “police culture” ( Loftus 2009 ). What scholars point to here is that police worldwide still appear to be harboring conservative, chauvinist, and