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The Resource The FBI & American democracy : a brief critical history, Athan G. Theoharis

The FBI & American democracy : a brief critical history, Athan G. Theoharis

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The FBI & American democracy : a brief critical history
Title
The FBI & American democracy
Title remainder
a brief critical history
Statement of responsibility
Athan G. Theoharis
Title variation
FBI and American democracy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the FBI's history of operational failures, overrated abilities, and frequent use of wiretaps, buggings, and breaks-ins in a study that assesses how the FBI's extralegal activities have undermined civil liberties and agency accountability
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268830
Cataloging source
DLC
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Theoharis, Athan G
Dewey number
363.25/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8144.F43
LC item number
T49 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Intelligence service
  • Internal security
  • Criminal investigation
  • Abuse of administrative power
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a brief critical history
Label
The FBI & American democracy : a brief critical history, Athan G. Theoharis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The early years : creation and proscribed growth -- World War I and the origins of political surveillance -- Abuse of power, retrenchment, and morality -- The New Deal and a war on crime -- The origins of FBI intelligence, the crisis of World War II -- The early Cold War years : anticipating and curbing subversion -- Promoting Mccarthyism--and morality (again) -- Secrecy and power : the undermining of accountability -- From anticommunism to law and order -- Scandal and limited reform -- A modern bureau and the politics of terrorism
Control code
16843340
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 195 pages
Isbn
9780700613458
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004006077
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54767570
Label
The FBI & American democracy : a brief critical history, Athan G. Theoharis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The early years : creation and proscribed growth -- World War I and the origins of political surveillance -- Abuse of power, retrenchment, and morality -- The New Deal and a war on crime -- The origins of FBI intelligence, the crisis of World War II -- The early Cold War years : anticipating and curbing subversion -- Promoting Mccarthyism--and morality (again) -- Secrecy and power : the undermining of accountability -- From anticommunism to law and order -- Scandal and limited reform -- A modern bureau and the politics of terrorism
Control code
16843340
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 195 pages
Isbn
9780700613458
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004006077
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54767570

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