Edited By William M. Reynolds
Chapter Four: Policing in the Heat of Hypermasculinity:The Blue Polyester Curriculum and the Critical Education of a Southern Cop
Policing in the Heat of Hypermasculinity: The Blue Polyester Curriculum and the Critical Education of a Southern Cop
FRANK G. JORDAN JR.
Tell about the South. What it’s like there. What do they do there. Why do they live there. Why do they live at all.
—William Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom!
In the South the war is what AD is elsewhere; they date from it.
—Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi
[T]he congregation giggled when it might have roared.…[W]hat is most troubling, then, is the laughter behind.
—Reta Ugena Whitlock (2007, p. 89)
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