Lesley Wood

Lesley Wood does research on social movements and protest policing. She is the author of Crisis and Control: The Militarization of Protest Policing and is Associate Professor of Sociology at York University, Canada.


When Security Means Silence: States of Emergency and Political Protest

The democratic right to political protest faces a two-fold threat: a broadened definition of terrorism alongside an increasingly militarised form of policing, justified by a state of perpetual emergency.

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