State on the Streets: Police and Politics in Argentina and Brazil

State on the Streets: Police and Politics in Argentina and Brazil

by Mercedes S. Hinton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588263746

ISBN-13: 9781588263742

Pub. Date: 12/28/2005

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588263742
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : policing in Latin America1
2The rise of insecurity17
3Policing in the seat of power29
4Reform the Argentine way49
5Overriding threats and priorities?67
6The Argentine political game75
7The spillover of crime93
8Policing the marvelous city105
9Reform the Brazilian way125
10Threats and priorities151
11The Brazilian political game159
12Democratic policing : a distant reality?191

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