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1 Introduction
1.1 Introduction to the research topic and relevance of the study
1.2 Research questions
1.3 Methodology and research design
1.4 Outline of the book
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Democracy with fault lines
2.3 Violence in democracies
2.4 The police in democratic societies
2.5 Police violence in Latin America
2.6 Police reform
2.7 Anti-violence movements and the politics of reconstruction of citizenship
2.8 Social movement – state interaction in a democracy with fault lines
3.2 Politics, violence and social protest in historical perspective (1930-1989)
3.3 Delegative democracy and growing social discontent (1989-2001)
3.4 From the Crisis of 2001 to Kirchnerismo
3.5 Conclusions
4 Police violence “a la Bonaerense”
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Policing and police organization in the province of Buenos Aires
4.3 Reform of the Bonaerense 2004-2007
4.4 Police violence in Gran Buenos Aires
4.4.1 Evolution of police violence and deaths, gatillo fácil and torture
4.4.2 The invention of crime
4.4.3 Police “business”
4.5.1 Authoritarian legacies and the historical training of the police
4.5.2 Rising poverty, inequality and crime, and the demand for mano dura
4.5.4 The legal system and police-judiciary complicity
4.5.5 Police culture and self protective behavior
4.6 Conclusions
5 The Movimiento del Dolor
5.1 Introduction
5.2 The origins and the public struggle of the Movimiento del Dolor
5.3 Joining hands
5.3.1 The “true public struggle”
5.3.2 Committees of family members as small communities
5.4 Division within the Movimiento del Dolor
5.4.1 “Very important” and “unimportant” deceased persons
5.4.2 The individual versus the collective struggle
5.4.3 “Doing politics” versus ethical struggle
5.4.4 The Axel Crusade
5.5 A language of rights: the movement’s demands
5.6 Family life and the representation of the victim
5.7 Conclusions
6 The repertoire of collective action: the denunciation approach
6.1 Introduction
6.2 “La Lucha”
6.2.1 Building a repertoire of collective action
6.2.2 A note on individual protest
6.3 The juridical approach
6.4 “Taking to the streets”
6.5 Conclusions
7 Consoling victims with the politics of rapprochement
7.1 Introduction
7.2 To be “with the government” or “against the government?”
7.3 The National Program against Impunity (PNAI)
7.3.1 The Council of Family Members of Victims
7.3.2 “Exploiters of corpses”
7.3.3 “We will make it public, so you better watch it…”
7.4 Conclusions
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Truth, justice and criminal responsibility
8.3 Police violence and impunity as a societal and political concern
8.4 Changes in the police
8.5 Policy and institutional change
8.6 The Movimiento del Dolor in Argentine (civil) society
8.6.1 What power holders and police officers think of the Movimiento del Dolor
8.6.2 Civil society protesting police violence
8.7 About being marketable, visibility and effective public action
8.8 Conclusions
The relationship between democracy and police violence
Rethinking the emergence of the Movimiento del Dolor
The Movimiento del Dolor: the salvation of citizenship and democracy?
Appendix I Methodology
The fieldwork: studying victims and perpetrators
Open and half structured interviews
Observing, but participating?
Document analysis
Acronyms and abbreviations
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Winning Small Battles Losing the War (Violencia Policial en a

Winning Small Battles Losing the War (Violencia Policial en a

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