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Drugs, gangs, and violence

Author: Jonathan D Rosen; Hanna Samir Kassab
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the nature of transnational organized crime and gangs, and how these diverse organizations contribute to violence, especially in so-called fragile states across Central and Latin America. While the nature of organized crime and violence differs depending on the context, the authors explain how and why states plagued by weak institutions tend to foster criminal organizations and violence, and why  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan D Rosen; Hanna Samir Kassab
ISBN: 3319944509 9783319944500
OCLC Number: 1037810590
Description: xii, 160 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
History of crime and violence --
Fragile states, corruption, and crime --
Trends in drug trafficking and organized crime --
Gangs and counter-gang strategies --
Understanding the nature of violence: crime and its future --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jonathan D. Rosen, Hanna Samir Kassab.

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