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Author Huggins, Martha Knisely, 1944-

Title Political policing : the United States and Latin America / Martha K. Huggins.

Imprint Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  363.2 H873p    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Description xxi, 247 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-235) and index.
Contents Policing international politics : theory and practice -- "Gunboat" policing : the first twenty-five years -- "Good neighbor" policing -- From policing espionage to suppressing "communism" : World War II and its aftermath -- Policing containment -- Counterinsurgency policing : internationalization and professionalization -- Policing Brazil's "cleanup," 1964-1968 -- Repression and the Brazilian police -- Fortifying security and privatizing repression : torture and death squads in authoritarian devolution, 1969-1970 -- Closing the circle : devolution abroad and at home -- Conclusion : police assistance as a "protection racket".
Subject Police -- Latin America -- International cooperation.
Police training -- Latin America -- International cooperation.
Technical assistance, American -- Latin America.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America.
Latin America -- Foreign relations.
ISBN 0822321726 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822321599 (cloth : alk. paper)

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