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

Title
The state on the streets : police and politics in Argentina and Brazil / Mercedes S. Hinton.
ISBN
1588263746 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Published
Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006.
Physical Description
x, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
March 16, 2006
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-226) and index.
Contents
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.
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