- Shopping Bag ( 0 items )
From the Publisher“A compelling and accessible comparative account of political justice during the last wave of military rule in South America. This readable book is useful for students and researchers trying to understand how governments can and do limit liberties in the name of security and freedom.”
—Hispanic American Historical ReviewHispanic American Historical Review
”A new and insightful lens through which to explore regime consolidation through the judiciary, going beyond the traditional focus on societal threat, military cohesion, or economic stewardship. Will be a welcome and informative resource for students and scholars of dictatorship and democratization in Latin America and beyond."
—Journal of Latin American Studies
”A fascinating comparison of the legal systems of the military dictatorships in Brazil, Chile, and Argentina. . . . Perhaps the most useful conribution is the basic information it provides about the largely overlook institutions of authoritiarian judiciaries.”
—Perspectives on Politics