Vigilantism during democratic transition
|Year of publication
|Article in Periodical
|Magazine / Source
|Policing and Society. An International Journal of Research and Policy.
|MU Faculty or unit
|vigilantism; democracy; strategy; transition
|This article deals with vigilantism occurring in regimes undergoing transitions from non-democracy to democracy. It analyses the strategic use of vigilantism, aiming to identify the basic vigilantist strategies. The article identifies five strategies ranging from prevention initiatives organised by citizens to the outsourcing of vigilantism to informal security agencies.