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Title Reforming the administration of justice in Mexico / edited by Wayne A. Cornelius and David A. Shirk.
Imprint Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press ; San Diego : Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, University of California, [2007]

Subject Criminal justice, Administration of -- Mexico.
Crime -- Mexico.
Police -- Mexico.
Alt Name Cornelius, Wayne A., 1945-
Shirk, David A., 1971-
University of California, San Diego. Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies.
Description xi, 523 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0268022925 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780268022921 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 71243982
Table of Contents
1Introduction : reforming the administration of justice in Mexico / David A. Shirk, Alejandra Rfos Cazares1
2The social construction of crime in Mexico / Robert Buffington51
3A historical perspective on crime in twentieth-century Mexico City / Pablo Piccato65
4The Mexican prison system / Elena Azaola, Marcelo Bergman91
5A profile of police forces in Mexico / Benjamin Nelson Reames117
6Criminal investigation and the subversion of the principles of the justice system in Mexico / Guillermo Zepeda Lecuona133
7The militarization of the procuraduria general de la Republica : risks for Mexican democracy / Sigrld arzt153
8Police abuse in Mexico City / Carlos Silva175
9The Mexican judicial system : continuity and change in a period of democratic consolidation / Sara Schatz, Hugo Concha, Ana Laura Magaloni Kerpel197
10Justice reform and legal opinion : the Mexican criminal codes of 1871, 1929, and 1931 / Elisa Speckman Guerra225
11The role of lawyers in the Mexican justice system / Hector Fix-FIerro251
12Lobbying for judicial reform : the role of the Mexican Supreme Court in institutional selection / Jeffrey K. Staton273
13Citizen access and professional responsibility in the Mexican justice system / Robert M. Kossick, Jr., Ruben Minutti Z.299
14Unweaving the social fabric : the impact of crime on social capital / Pablo Paras323
15Binational civic action for accountability : antiviolence organizing in Cd. Juarez-El Paso / Kathleen Staudt, Irasema Coronado349
16Different but equal : access to justice for Mexico's indigenous peoples / Rosalva Aida Hernandez, Hector Ortiz Elizondo369
17Exploring roads to police reform : six recommendations / Robert O. Varenik393
18Evaluating the zero tolerance strategy and its application in Mexico City / Mario Arroyo Juarez415
19Assessing decentralization : what role for municipal government in the administration of justice? / Allison Rowland439
20Public security, criminal justice, and human rights : a critique of PAN governance in Jalisco, 1995-2006 / Marcos Pablo Moloeznik463
21Reforming the administration of justice in Mexico : strategies and requisites / John Bailey, Wayne A. Cornelius489
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