Politics and history of violence and crime in Central America

"This book highlights historical explanations to and roots of present phenomena of violence, insecurity, and law enforcement in Central America." --page 4 of cover

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Main Author: Huhn, Sebastian
Contributors: Warnecke-Berger, Hannes (HerausgeberIn)
Format: Electronic/Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Palgrave Macmillan [2017]
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Summary:"This book highlights historical explanations to and roots of present phenomena of violence, insecurity, and law enforcement in Central America." --page 4 of cover
1. The enigma of violent realities in Central America : towards a historical perspective / Sebastian Huhn and Hannes Warnecke-Berger -- 2. How to explain and how not to explain contemporary criminal violence in Central America / Heidrun Zinecker -- 3. Of Pandillas, Pirucas, and Pablo Escobar in the Barrio / Dennis Rodgers -- 4. Memories of violence in the Salvadoran Civil War / Erik Ching -- 5. Questioning the crime wave / Sebastian Huhn -- 6. The Salvadoran armed left and revolutionary violence (1970-1980) / Alberto Martín Álvarez and Eudald Cortina Orero -- 7. On collective violence in nineteenth-century Guatemala / Michael Riekenberg -- 9. Borderlands and public violence in a shadow polity / Robert H. Holden -- 9. Forms of violence in past and present : El Salvador and Belize in comparative perspective / Hannes Warnecke-Berger -- 10. The violence of dispossession : Guatemala in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Jim Handy
Item Description:Literaturangaben
Verantwortlichkeitsangabe auf dem Umschlag lautet: edited by Sebastian Huhn and Hannes Warnecke-Berger
Physical Description:xix, 330 Seiten Diagramme
ISBN:9781349950669