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Crime and Violence as Development Issues in Latin America and the Caribbean Robert L. Ayres

Crime and Violence as Development Issues in Latin America and the Caribbean

Robert L. Ayres

Published February 1st 1998
ISBN : 9780821341636
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26 pages
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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 domainsMoreCrime 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 capital, strengthening municipal capacity for combating crime and violence, and reforming the criminal justice system.