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Criminality, public security, and the challenge to democracy in Latin America

Marcelo Bergman

Criminality, public security, and the challenge to democracy in Latin America

by Marcelo Bergman

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Marcelo Bergman and Laurence Whitehead
SeriesFrom the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies
ContributionsHelen Kellogg Institute for International Studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6018 .C727 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 344 p. :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24561637M
ISBN 100268022135
ISBN 109780268022136
LC Control Number2009027701
OCLC/WorldCa290438071

Rising levels of violence and street crime, white collar crime and corruption both in countries where democracy is securely in place and where it is struggling, have fuelled a deepening skepticism as to the capacity of democracy to deliver on its promise of security . The Brookings Institution Latin America Initiative 59 PublIC SECuRITy CHAllENgES IN THE AMERICAS ganized crime, in a functional democracy.

  For Latin Americans, the decision to migrate is often a matter of safety and security, as Latin America continues to struggle with high rates of violence, crime, and poverty, according to data . Based on the book, Criminal Enterprises and Governance in Latin American and the Caribbean, this event examines security in three cities suffering from chronic violence: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), .

Enrique Desmond Arias’ research focuses on security and politics in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is the author of Criminal Enterprises and Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean (Cambridge University Press) Drugs and Democracy in Rio de Janeiro: Trafficking, Social Networks, and Public Security . security challenge,” since a “failing and failed state status is the breeding ground for instability, criminality, insurgency, regional conflict and terrorism.”1 Thus, the erosion of the stability, security and effective sovereignty of the nation state caused mainly by the criminal File Size: 4MB.


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Criminality, public security, and the challenge to democracy in Latin America. this important and insightful volume agree that Latin American democracies are haunted by the twin specters of rising criminality and widespread public insecurity.

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This volume offers timely discussion by attorneys, government officials, policy analysts, and academics from the United States and Latin. Keywords: democracy, civil-military relations, security, defence policy, military, Latin America.

Introduction This article challenges a number of security ideas on Latin America, beginning with the. This chapter examines the major trends in drug trafficking and organized crime in Central America in the twenty-first century. This work focuses on key concepts such as democracy and highlights the major security challenges Author: Francisco Rojas Aravena.

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When one thinks about Latin America, the threat of attack using weapons of mass destruction does not ordinarily come to mind. In fact, the threats in this region--while very significant-. THE CHALLENGES FACING DEMOCRACY IN LATIN AMERICA: HOW TO GOVERN BETTER Lecture delivered by Sergio Bitar on receiving the Guillermo el O´Donnell Democracy Award and Lectureshipof the Latin .He has written and edited five books and over 40 articles and book chapters on judicial reform, citizen security and policing.

He is an adviser to the United Nations, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the governments of Argentina.The Kellogg book series with the University of Notre Dame Press focuses on the Institute’s core expertise in democracy and human development.

Launched in with an emphasis on Latin America.