Law Enforcement and the INS: A Participant Observation Study of Control Agents

Law Enforcement and the INS: A Participant Observation Study of Control Agents

By: George J. Weissinger (author)Hardback

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This is a participant observation study of the New York INS office. The data includes interviews with investigators stationed in New York and focuses on such issues as processing illegal aliens, morale, and organizational issues. This book goes beyond a study of the illegal alien to offer an insider's view of how the INS defines the illegal alien problem.

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About Author

George J. Weissinger is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology at Queensboro Community College in Bayside, New York.

Contents

Chapter 1 List of Tables and Figures; Preface; The Immigration & Naturalization Service; Dimensions of the INS Social Control Task; Theoretical Framework and Review of Literature; Methodological Overview; Investigators' Perceptions; The Investigator at Work; Intern

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/04/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780761802877
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1582
  • ID: 9780761802877
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0761802878

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