2 edition of Crime and violence. found in the catalog.
Crime and violence.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia. Special Investigating Subcommittee.
|LC Classifications||KF27 .D555 1968b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 62 p.|
|Number of Pages||62|
|LC Control Number||68062778|
"Violence and disorder constitute the primal problem of American history, the dark reverse of the coin of freedom and abundance." —David T. Courtwright Beginning with a definition of violence and then introducing their primary theme, the interconnectedness of all violent crime, authors Alex Alvarez and Ronet Bachman employ the most up-to-date research, theories, and cases in their broad. Crime and violence have emerged in recent years as major obstacles to development objectives in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. The paper explicates an agenda for future work that may assist LAC countries by discussing 'policy domains' where action is required. Such domains include reducing urban poverty, targeting efforts on 'at-risk' groups, building or rebuilding social.
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Crime and violence in Jamaica: Causes and solutions (Department of Government occasional publication). “This book is a must-read for understanding crime and violence in Latin America. It challenges views of Latin American violence that either focus too much on regional particularities or univocally stress the role of the state as the overpowering site of violence and : Paperback.
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Engaging with the latest debates in criminology, disability and violence studies, it goes beyond conventional notions of hate crime to look at violences in their myriad forms as they are seen to impact upon disabled people’s lives. Book Description.
In this succinct text, Jonathan D. Rosen and Hanna Samir Kassab explore the linkage between weak institutions and government policies designed to combat drug trafficking, organized crime, and violence in Latin America. Crime and Violence in Jamaica: Causes and Solutions Peter D.
Phillips, Judith Wedderburn Department of Government, University of the West Indies, - Crime - 56 pages. Opinions on the correlation between media violence and violence in the real life differ.
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