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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
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Description 1 online resource (x, 235 pages) : illustrations
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-226) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil society -- Argentina.
Civil society -- Brazil.
Crime -- Argentina.
Crime -- Brazil.
Democratization -- Latin America.
Police -- Argentina.
Police -- Brazil.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1626371431 (electronic bk.)
9781626371439 (electronic bk.)