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Author Pereira, Anthony W.

Title Political (in)justice : authoritarianism and the rule of law in Brazil, Chile, and Argentina / Anthony W. Pereira.

Imprint Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  340.11 P414p 2005    ---  Available
Description xvi, 262 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Pitt Latin American series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-252) and index.
Contents Repression, legality, and authoritarian regimes -- National security legality in Brazil and the Southern Cone in comparative perspective -- The evolution of national security legality in Brazil and the southern cone -- Political trials in Brazil : the continuation of a conservative tradition -- "Wartime" legality and radical adaptation in Chile -- Antilegalism in Argentina -- Defense lawyers in Brazil's military courts : redefining free speech, subversion, terrorism, and crime -- Transitional justice and the legacies of authoritarian legality -- The sword and the robe : military-judicial relations in authoritarian and democratic regimes -- The puzzle of authoritarian legality.
Subject Rule of law -- Brazil.
Authoritarianism -- Brazil.
Rule of law -- Chile.
Authoritarianism -- Chile.
Rule of law -- Argentina.
Authoritarianism -- Argentina.
Brazil -- Politics and government -- 1964-1985.
Chile -- Politics and government -- 1973-1988.
Chile -- Politics and government -- 1988-
Argentina -- Politics and government -- 1955-1983.
ISBN 0822958856 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780822958857 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 275735966
IG# 0822958856
YDXCP 2219098

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