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Author Gledhill, John
Title The New War on the Poor : The Production of Insecurity in Latin America
Imprint London : Zed Books, 2015
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (258 pages)
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Note Front Cover -- About the Author -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Maps -- Acknowledgements -- 1: Securitization, the State and Capitalism -- Poverty, Inequality and Social Mobility -- The Human Security Paradigm -- Securitization and the Development-Security Nexus -- The Structure and Methodology of the Book -- 2: Violence, Urban Development and the Privatization of Public Power in Brazil -- Understanding Patterns of Violence -- São Paulo: Criminal Power and State Power -- Rio de Janeiro: The UPP Experience -- Favela Pacification as Accumulation by Dispossession -- 3: Pacifying the Urban Periphery: A Case Study of the Bahian UPP -- The Order of the State and the Order of Crime -- Securitization as a Reproducer of Insecurity -- The Bahian Police: Another Deficit of Respect? -- Lessons from Bahia -- 4: State Transformations, Illegal Economies and Counter-Insurgency in Mexico -- Establishing 'Truths' About State Terror and Insurgency -- Guerrero: A War That Did Not Pacify -- Paramilitarism and the State in Chiapas -- Decentring the EZLN -- 5: Paramilitaries, Autodefensas and the Pacification of Michoacán -- The State and the Development of the Drugs Trade -- From Cartel Wars and Wars Against Cartels to Mafias -- Indigenous and Mestizo Self-Defence Forces -- Not Seeing, Like a State -- 6: Achieving Human Security: The Contradictions of Repressive Intervention -- Rural and Urban Dystopias -- Transnational Perspectives -- Security That Creates Insecurity -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Back Cover
John Gledhill examines how and why governments across Latin America are failing to provide security to disadvantaged citizens whilst painting them as a menace to the rest of society
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gledhill, John The New War on the Poor : The Production of Insecurity in Latin America London : Zed Books,c2015 9781783603022
Subject Latin America -- Economic conditions.;Latin America -- Economic policy.;Latin America -- Politics and government
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