The State on the streets: police and politics in Argentina and Brazil

Introduction: policing in Latin America -- Argentina -- The rise of insecurity -- Policing in the seat of power -- Reform the Argentine way -- Overriding threats and priorities? -- The Argentine political game -- Brazil -- The spillover of crime -- Policing the marvelous city -- Reform the Brazilian...

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Main Author: Hinton, Mercedes S.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Boulder, Colo. [u.a.] Rienner c 2006
Online Access: Table of contents only
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Summary:Introduction: policing in Latin America -- Argentina -- The rise of insecurity -- Policing in the seat of power -- Reform the Argentine way -- Overriding threats and priorities? -- The Argentine political game -- Brazil -- The spillover of crime -- Policing the marvelous city -- Reform the Brazilian way -- Threats and priorities -- The Brazilian political game -- Conclusion -- Democratic policing: a distant reality? -- Methodological appendix -- List of acronyms and abbreviations.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:X, 235 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9781588263742
1588263746