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The Toughest BeatPolitics, Punishment, and the Prison Officers Union in California$
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Joshua Page

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195384055

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384055.001.0001

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Power by Proxy

Power by Proxy

The Strategic Alliance Between Prison Officers and Crime Victims

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(p.81) Chapter 4 Power by Proxy
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The Toughest Beat
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Joshua Page (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384055.003.0004

This chapter demonstrates that the CCPOA’s success flowed in part from the union’s ability to develop mutually beneficial alliances with other organizations. It contends that the union’s most important allies are uniquely political and punitive crime victims’ groups, which the union effectively created. Since their inception in the early 1990s, the victims’ organizations have helped the CCPOA achieve power by proxy. As these groups became the voice of crime victims in California, they fundamentally altered the architecture of the state’s penal field.

Keywords:   prison officers, crime victims, alliances, proxy, organizations, penal field

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