Crime and Violence in Latin America: Citizen Security, Democracy and the State

Hugo Fruhling, Joseph S. Tulchin, and Heather Golding

Violence and crime pose serious threats to the relatively fragile democracies of the region. This volume offers timely discussion by attorneys, government officials, policy analysts, and academics of the responses of the major actors in Latin America and the world to these threats.  The book focuses on citizen security from a variety of perspectives, examining case studies and offering policy recommendations based on the foregoing analyses.Order this book from Johns Hopkins University Press.

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