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What is the crisis in public security in São Paulo?

Cardia, Nancy (2013) What is the crisis in public security in São Paulo? International Affairs at LSE (18 Mar 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

After a decade of decline in homicide rates, in the last quarter of 2012 residents in São Paulo were surprised by what appeared to be a re-run of a bad film: daily reports in the media about a surprisingly large number of cases of homicide involving police officers as victims, cases of multiple civilian victims shot by masked men using heavy weapons and civilians being shot by the police, allegedly while resisting arrest.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/ideas/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
Collections > LSE Constitution UK Blog
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2017 10:08
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2017 10:08
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81629

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