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Author Huhn, Sebastian, 1974-

Title Politics and history of violence and crime in Central America / Sebastian Huhn ; Hannes Warnecke-Berger.

Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (344 pages)
Series Springer Political Science and International Studies eBooks 2017 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
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.
Other author Warnecke-Berger, Hannes.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Violence -- Central America.
Crime -- Central America.
Comparative government.
Crime -- Sociological aspects.
Central America -- Politics and government.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
ISBN 9781349950676 (electronic bk.)
134995067X (electronic bk.)
Standard Number 10.1057/978-1-349-95067-6