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Title Enforcing the rule of law : social accountability in the new Latin American democracies / edited by Enrique Peruzzotti and Catalina Smulovitz
Published Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 362 pages) : illustrations
Series Pitt Latin American series
Pitt Latin American series.
Contents Civil society and the control of political power -- Social accountability: an introduction / Enrique Peruzzotti and Catalina Smulovitz -- The effectiveness of law: civil society and the public prosecution in Brazil / Rosangela Batista Calvancanti -- Judicialization of protest in Argentina: the case of Corralito / Catalina Smulovitz -- Multiple activation as a strategy of citizen accountability and the role of the investigating legislative commissions / Ana Tereza Lemos-Nelson and Jorge Zaverucha -- Critical junctures of social accountability: lessons from Latin America / Nuria Cunill Grau -- Violent police, passive citizens: the failure of social accountability in Chile / Claudio A. Fuentes -- Social accountability in Mexico: the civic alliance experience / Alberto J. Olvera Rivera -- Mobilization and accountability: a study of social control in the "Cabezas" case in Argentina / Jacqueline Behrend -- Watchdog journalism and social accountability -- Media scandals and social accountability: assessing the role of the senate scandal in Argentina / Enrique Peruzzotti -- Reading scandals: scandals, media, and citizenship in contemporary Argentina / Silvio R. Waisbord -- Some theoretical issues -- Accountability and civil society / Andrew Arato -- Social accountability in Latin America and beyond / Adam Przeworski -- Notes on various accountabilities and their interrelations / Guillermo O'Donnell -- Concluding remarks / Enrique Peruzzotti and Catalina Smulovitz
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Subject Civil society -- Latin America.
Democratization -- Latin America.
Government liability -- Latin America.
Political culture -- Latin America.
Public administration -- Latin America.
Rule of law -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980-
Form Electronic book
Author Peruzzotti, Enrique.
Smulovitz, Catalina.
ISBN 0822972883 (electronic bk.)
9780822972884 (electronic bk.)