Miguel Ángel Ruiz Torres's research while affiliated with University of Valencia and other places

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This work reconstructs the careers of policemen that are carrying out a sentence for kidnapping at the penitentiary of Santa Martha in Mexico City from the perspective of their interrupted itinerary as police officers. The interviews reveal a police culture based on four elements that articulate the meaning of social relationships both within the i...
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This study is based on ethnographic material analysis, obtained through the implementation of discussion groups, in which 166 police officers, belonging to all ranks of the Policía Judicial de la ciudad de México (Mexico City Judicial Police), participated. It inquires into abuse of authority and corruption practices that have to be understood cons...
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This study is based on ethnographic material analysis, obtained through the implementation of discussion groups, in which 166 police officers, belonging to all ranks of the Policía Judicial de la ciudad de México (Mexico City Judicial Police), participated. It inquires into abuse of authority and corruption practices that have to be understood cons...
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This study is based on ethnographic material analysis, obtained through the implementation of discussion groups, in which 166 police officers, belonging to all ranks of the Policía Judicial de la ciudad de México (Mexico City Judicial Police), participated. It inquires into abuse of authority and corruption practices that have to be understood cons...

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... The scientific and theoretical basis of this research grounds on scientific works of the specialists in the fields of economics, philosophy, theory of state and law (Torres, Garrido, 2014), criminal (Mazza, 2019), penal (Nikolaev, 2019) and administrative law (Cleff, Naderer, Volkert, 2011), criminology (Worley, Tewksbury, Frantzen, 2010), and other legal sciences (Worley, Tewksbury, Frantzen, 2010). The logic and content of the article are largely based on the experience of foreign scholars specializing in the implementation of anti-corruption legislation in the penitentiary sphere (Woodiwiss, 2015). ...
... Allí alimentan mecanismos de aislamiento social, lealtad grupal y autorreferencia que posteriormente enmarcarán las interacciones con los ciudadanos. Uno de los efectos es el uso de un lenguaje eufemístico, de carácter principalmente judicial, que permite a los policías la construcción de un entorno simbólico en el cual interpretan y explican sus prácticas, y que marca diferencias entre el "nosotros" policial y el resto de la sociedad (Azaola & Ruiz, 2010). ...