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Author Hinton, Mercedes S., 1977-

Title The state on the streets : police and politics in Argentina and Brazil / Mercedes S. Hinton.

Published Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.20981 HINT    DUE 02-08-19
Physical description x, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-226) and index.
Contents Introduction: policing in Latin America -- Pt. 1 : Argentina -- The rise of insecurity -- Policing in the seat of power -- Reform the Argentine way -- Overriding threats and priorities? -- The Argentine political game -- Pt. 2 : Brazil -- The spillover of crime -- Policing the marvelous city -- Reform the Brazilian way -- Threats and priorities -- The Brazilian political game -- Pt. 3 : Conclusion -- Democratic policing : a distant reality? -- Methodological appendix -- List of acronyms and abbreviations.
Subject Police -- Argentina.
Crime -- Argentina.
Civil society -- Argentina.
Police -- Brazil.
Crime -- Brazil.
Civil society -- Brazil.
Democratization -- Latin America.
ISBN 1588263746 (hardcover : alk. paper)