A política de segurança pública no Brasil: uma análise dos gastos estaduais (1999-2010) Academic Article uri icon


  • This article analyzes the public spending on public safety policy in Brazil in the period of 1999-2010, noting particularly its relations with the ideological perspectives of the parties elected to the Executive (state governments). It was tested especially the hypothesis that spending on public safety policy would be greater in states ruled by right-wing parties, as part of the national literature points to the existence of most concern this political-ideological spectrum with the function social control. We used multivariate regression models and the main findings were: a) increased spending in left-wing and center-wing parties, compared to the right-wing parties; and b) approximation of the percentages of the collection invested in safety policy in the states, regardless of the incumbent parties.

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  • 0.75

author list (cited authors)

  • dos Santos, I. G., Gontijo, J., & Amaral, E.

citation count

  • 1

publication date

  • April 2015