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Violence and repression in Latin America

a quantitative and historical analysis

by Ernest A. Duff

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Violence -- Latin America -- History,
    • Violence -- Latin America -- Case studies,
    • Latin America -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementErnest A. Duff and John F. McCamant, with Waltraud Q. Morales.
      ContributionsMcCamant, John F., joint author., Morales, Waltraud Q., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN260.Z9 V53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 322 p. ;
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5194992M
      ISBN 100029076900
      LC Control Number75016645

      State Violence and Genocide in Latin America book. The Cold War Years. State Violence and Genocide in Latin America. The question of genocide The evidence suggests that the regime of state repression, and Condor in particular, exemplified intent to destroy, a crucial element of genocide. Condor was a central part of a meticulously planned Author: America J. Patrice McSHERRY. Located at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia, the School of the Americas (soa) is a U.S. Army center that has trained more than sixty thousand soldiers and police, mostly from Latin America, in counterinsurgency and combat-related skills since it was founded in

      The book is essential reading for public security and development specialists looking for a deeper understanding of the drivers of violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, and insights into how to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past.' Robert Muggah - Research Director, Instituto Igarapé, Brazil. This book focuses on emotional engagement in academic research with victims of violence and testimonial documentation in Latin America. It examines the recent history of resistance to violence and political repression in Latin America, highlighting the role of emotions in the political sphere.

        In Latin America, violence against women and girls is pervasive and practiced with relative impunity. According to a November United Nations Development Program Report, Latin America has the highest rate in the world of gender-based sexual violence against women, and in Central America two of every three women killed are victims of femicide, while the Economic Commission for Latin Author: Tamar Ziff. Governing crime and violence in Latin America Markus-Michael Müller ZI Lateinamerika-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany ABSTRACT The last two decades turned Latin America into one of the most violent regions in the world. While previously, violence in the region has predominantly been associated with state repressionAuthor: Markus-Michael Müller.


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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. “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 repression. Latin America is the most violent region on the planet.¹ The continent has suffered waves of repressive authoritarian rule, organized armed insurgency and civil war, violent protest, and, especially in recent decades, very high rates of criminal violence.

This study, Political Violence in Latin America–A Cross-Case Comparison of the Urban Insurgency Campaigns of the Montoneros, M and the FSLN in a Historical Perspective, is part of the larger research project “A History of Counterterrorism” under the direction of. Violence and Repression in Latin America: A Quantitative and Historical Analysis by Ernest A.

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Latin America is one of the most violent regions in the world. It has suffered waves of repressive authoritarian rule, organized armed insurgency and civil war, violent protest, and ballooning rates of criminal violence.

Latin America is home to about 8% of the world's Violence and repression in Latin America book but has about one-third of its homicides — inthat meant some homicides a day, or roughlya year. But the bloodshed. To the Editors: In recent months and years, the lives of Latin American people have been profoundly affected by a level of violent repression that is among the highest in the world today.

The populations of, in particular, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia, and Colombia have been terrorized by a wave of [ ].

A recent book by University of Chicago professor Benjamin Lessing, titled “Making Peace in Drug Wars,” lays out the case for an approach he calls “conditional repression.” The thrust of his argument is that governments can deter criminal organizations from committing violence against the state by focusing increased repression on more Author: Mike Lasusa.

"Industrial Repression" and Operation Condor in Latin America J. Patrice McSherry 6. The United States and Torture: Lessons from Latin America Jennifer K. Harbury 7. State Violence and Repression in Rosario during the Argentine Dictatorship, Gabriela Aguila 8.

This groundbreaking multidisciplinary book presents significant essays on historical indigenous violence in Latin America from Tierra del Fuego to central Mexico.

The collection explores those uniquely human motivations and environmental variables that have led to the native peoples of Latin America engaging in warfare and ritual violence since. Quantitative analysis is applied to variations in violence and repression that can be traced in numerous Latin American settings, in order to postulate and explore theoretical relationships.

These, in turn, are compared to the historical record. The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has the undesirable distinction of being the world’s most violent region, with homicides perinhabitants.

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According to media reports, Latin America is one of the most violent regions in the world—a distinction it held throughout the twentieth century. The authors of Violence and Crime in Latin America contend that perceptions and representations of violence and crime directly Brand: University of Oklahoma Press.

This book explores distinct forms of civil resistance in situations of violent conflict in cases across Latin America, drawing important lessons learned for nonviolent struggles in the region and beyo. Crime and violence affect the lives of millions of people in Latin America.

Some consider social inequality to be a major contributing factor to levels of violence in Latin America, where the state fails to prevent crime and organized crime takes over State control in areas where the State is unable to assist the society such as in impoverished communities.This is easily the best book I have read this year, a great achievement.' Stathis N.

Kalyvas - Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program on Order, Conflict and Violence, Yale University 'Everywhere you look in Latin America you see struggles between drug gangs and the by: 9.

Latin America is home to just 8 percent of the world's population, but 33 percent of its homicides. In fact, just four countries in the region — Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.