Youth Violence in Latin America: Gangs and Juvenile Justice in Perspective
Criminal violence has come dramatically to the forefront in contemporary Latin America, to the extent that it is widely considered the critical social concern of the present. Youth are among the principal victims but also the primary perpetrators of this new panorama of brutality. At the same time, the phenomenon remains profoundly misunderstood, as sensationalist myths an...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan
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