Category: Violence In Society

Download Megacities: The Politics of Urban Exclusion and Violence in by Kees Koonings,Dirk Kruijt,Robert Gay,Professor Caroline PDF

By Kees Koonings,Dirk Kruijt,Robert Gay,Professor Caroline Moser,Janice Perlman,Asef Bayat,Jo Beall,Mariano Aguirre,Owen Crankshaw,Susan Parnell

For the 1st time in heritage, nearly all of the world's inhabitants lives in towns, the results of a fast technique of urbanization that begun within the moment 1/2 the 20th century. 'Megacities' around the globe are quickly changing into the scene for deprivation, specifically within the international South, and the city excluded face the brunt of what in lots of situations appears like low-intensity warfare.

Featuring case reports from around the globe, together with Latin the United States, the center East and Africa, Megacities examines fresh world wide traits in poverty and social exclusion, city violence and politics, and hyperlinks those to the demanding situations confronted by way of policy-makers and practitioners.

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Download The Death Penalty: What's Keeping It Alive by Andrea D. Lyon PDF

By Andrea D. Lyon

The usa is split concerning the dying penalty—17 states have banned it, whereas the rest states haven't. From wrongful convictions to botched executions, capital punishment is fraught with controversy. In The dying Penalty: What’s retaining It Alive, award-winning felony security legal professional Andrea Lyon turns a severe eye in the direction of the explanations why the dying penalty is still lively in such a lot states, even with well-documented flaws within the justice system.

The publication opens with an summary of the background of the loss of life penalty in the United States, then digs into the explanations capital punishment is a fixture within the justice approach of such a lot states. the writer argues that spiritual and ethical convictions play a task, as does media assurance of crime and punishment. Politics, despite the fact that, performs the largest position, in response to the writer, with out one desirous to glance gentle on crime. The dying penalty is still a dangerous political instrument in many of the United States.

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Download The Role of the Church in Reducing Gang Violence: The by Ed Gaskin PDF

By Ed Gaskin

This ebook and toolkit is designed to assist church buildings who've an curiosity in decreasing gang violence, and incorporates a choice of writings, most sensible practices and worthwhile assets according to the Boston TenPoint version, in addition to instruments from others devoted to decreasing gang violence.

What should still we do approximately gang violence, as a few towns adventure checklist numbers of shootings and homicides? frequently the reply revolves round altering failing associations comparable to the universities, the legal justice process, and the relatives. Others element to quick access to firearms, an absence of financial possibilities, or social companies, inaccurate city housing coverage, violence within the media, and persuasive racism that runs all through them all. yet what concerning the church and the religion group, what's their function in attempting to remedy this lifestyles and loss of life factor? The church as an establishment must also swap if it desires to play a job in lowering this human tragedy.

In the age of “Black Lives Matter,” or city towns experiencing list numbers of homicides, there's a lot to be realized from the luck and screw ups of the Boston TenPoint Coalition, and the “Boston Miracle.” The Boston TenPoint Coalition “movement” tested that once Black clergy and White law enforcement officials have been capable of interact, remarkable effects might be accomplished, reminiscent of homicides falling from 152 to 31, a twenty-nine month interval while there have been no teenage murder sufferers!

As as a result its paintings, The Boston TenPoint Coalition has obtained public commendation from Presidents George H.W. Bush and invoice Clinton, a number of U.S. legal professional Generals, the U.S. Senate, and several other Democratic and Republican Massachusetts governors.

The booklet includes the by no means prior to obvious pondering and theology of Rev. Rivers, Rev. Hammond and Rev. Brown, the founders of the Boston TenPoint Coalition, and is equipped within the following sections: heritage at the Boston TenPoint Coalition, The position of the Clergy and the Church, Frameworks and Resources.

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Download Reparación Integral a las Víctimas del Conflicto Armado by César Alfonso Vanegas G. PDF

By César Alfonso Vanegas G.

l. a. Ley 1448 de 2011, "por los angeles cual se dictan medidas de atención, asistencia y reparación critical a las víctimas del conflicto armado interno y se dictan otras disposiciones, o Ley de reparación imperative, llamada también Ley de víctimas, es un novedoso instrumento felony de protección a las víctimas de l. a. violencia en el marco del conflicto armado interno que afronta el país desde hace más de cincuenta años.

Entre los ordenamientos promulgados al amparo de los angeles Carta del ninety one, este es el mecanismo de defensa de los derechos humanos de más impacto después de los angeles acción de tutela. Pero el campo de aplicación de los angeles Ley comprende hechos ocu-rridos apenas a partir del 1° de enero de 1985.

La Ley 1448 de 2011 es una norma de justicia transicional, como también lo son las Leyes 418 de 1997 (Instrumentos de convivencia, eficacia de los angeles justicia y atención a las víctimas), 975 de 2005 (Justicia y Paz), 1424 de 2010 (Desmo-vilizados) y los Decretos 3391 de 2006 y 1290 de 2008 (Reparación adminis-trativa en want de las víctimas de los angeles violencia), entre otros.

Se trata de una regulación excepcional, con vigencia temporal de diez años contados desde el 10 de junio de 2011 al nine de junio de 2021, que probablemen-te será prorrogable. Su objetivo esencial es los angeles restitución para las víctimas de los derechos a los angeles verdad, justicia, reparación y garantía de no repetición a través de diversas medidas, incluida los angeles restitución de tierras despojadas o abandonadas forzosamente. Su objetivo ultimate es ambientar un proceso de reconciliación y de paz sostenible.

La Ley 1448 fue aprobada por el Congreso de los angeles República el 1° de junio de 2011, sancionada por el Presidente de l. a. República el 10 de junio del mismo año y publicada en el Diario Oficial N° 48.096. Su reglamentación inicial se acometió mediante los Decretos 2244, 4157, 4158, 4800, 4801, 4802, 4803 y 4829 de 2011 y 790 y 1725 de 2012.

En los angeles obra el autor consigna el articulado de los angeles Ley 1448 de 2011 de este modo:
Cada artículo es seguido de notas explicativas y aclaratorias, definiciones, citas legislativas y jurisprudenciales, información histórica, reglamentación (Decretos 4800, 4801, 4802, 4803, 4829 y 2244 de 2011) y concordancia, todo esto, sin carga ideológica y con l. a. mayor objetividad posible.

Enfoque. l. a. obra se ofrece con enfoque jurídico-didáctico. No es un tratado conceptual ni un ensayo crítico sobre l. a. Ley 1448 de 2011 sino una hard work meramente explicativa, sin sesgo ideológico, con los angeles que se busca apoyar los angeles comprensión y asimilación del texto felony y, al mismo tiempo, poner a disposición de los usuarios un recurso de consulta.

Utilidad de los angeles obra. El libro es de gran utilidad como fuente de orientación y consulta permanente sobre los angeles Ley 1448 de 2011 y su reglamentación, en especial, para:

- Las víctimas
- Operadores del Sistema Nacional de Atención y Reparación, todos los niveles
- Magistrados y Jueces de restitución de tierras y funcionarios de l. a. Rama Judicial
- Servidores públicos con funciones impuestas por l. a. Ley 1448/11
- Instructores, asesores y orientadores sobre l. a. temática en mención
- Defensores de Derechos Humanos y organizaciones de víctimas
- Estudiantes, estudiosos y demás interesados en l. a. Ley de reparación imperative

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Download Racial Reckoning: Prosecuting America's Civil Rights Murders by Renee C. Romano PDF

By Renee C. Romano

Few whites who violently resisted the civil rights fight have been charged with crimes within the Nineteen Fifties and Sixties. however the tide of replaced in 1994, and a couple of hundred homicide instances were reopened, leading to over a dozen trials. but, as Renee C. Romano exhibits, addressing the nation’s racial previous would require greater than criminal justice.

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Download Lavoro flessibile e forme contrattuali non standard nel by Fabio Corbisiero,Antonello Scialdone,Antonio Tursilli PDF

By Fabio Corbisiero,Antonello Scialdone,Antonio Tursilli

los angeles ricerca si propone di analizzare, con metodo qualitativo, le condizioni contrattuali dei lavoratori non commonplace all’interno del Terzo settore a sei anni di distanza dall’applicazione della legge 30/03 e dal suo relativo decreto attuativo. l. a. tesi proposta è che il combine tra fattori strutturali legati al mercato del lavoro, alle forme contrattuali flessibili e alle specificità del settore non revenue abbia diversamente caratterizzato il lavoro non standard.

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Download Gun Violence and Public Life by Ben Agger,Timothy W. Luke PDF

By Ben Agger,Timothy W. Luke

faculties, theatres and shops was secure havens. Marathons have been triumphal, now not tragic. this day, public lifestyles is dicy. electorate are on facet, both calling for gun regulate or paying for own guns of self-defense. during this well timed e-book, well-known US and foreign authors learn gun violence in public lifestyles. they give the newest facts and research on themes equivalent to comparative gun murder charges, the efficacy of gun keep watch over, hazards linked to gun possession, concealed-carry facts and coverage, media and gaming violence, gender and weapons, and faculty shootings. New insights are built from a comparative case learn of Canada, a rustic within which gun possession is usual yet with a far reduce fee of gun violence. Neither demonising nor mythologising weapons, the participants supply evidence-based analyses that make clear coverage instructions and private conduct.

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Download Boko Haram: Nigeria's Islamist Insurgency by Virginia Comolli PDF

By Virginia Comolli

Northern and principal Nigeria are engulfed in a violent insurgency crusade waged through Jama'atu Ahlis Sunnah Lidda'awati w'al Jihad, a.k.a. 'Boko Haram', and extra lately, its splinter workforce 'Ansaru'. From its inception an inward-looking, nearly parochial, circulation, Boko Haram, or even extra so Ansaru, have now confirmed transparent symptoms of regionalization, increasing their operations throughout West Africa and forging hyperlinks with al-Qaeda affiliated teams. Boko Haram's acknowledged objective is to Islamize Africa's such a lot populous state yet, like prior Nigerian Islamist teams, of which there's a protracted culture within the Sahel, the discontent prompting younger Nigerians and different younger West African Muslims to affix the insurgency is rooted in additional than simply non secular orthodoxy and can't be disentangled from their monetary, social and political marginalization.

In spite of talks approximately discussion and amnesty for these ready to give up violence, the Federal Government's reaction has been a militarized one, leading to the biggest deployment of the Nigerian militia because the finish of the Civil warfare. yet what's the actual significance of the chance? What can international companions do to help Abuja? How potent is the present government's procedure in tackling the insurgency? And, extra importantly, are the basis reasons of the insurgency being addressed and the rules for a sturdy peace being established?

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Download Achieving Peace in Northern Mali: Past Agreements, Local by Stephanie Pezard,Michael Shurkin PDF

By Stephanie Pezard,Michael Shurkin

This file examines the customers for stabilization in Mali following the political and army challenge that all started in 2012. To this finish, it examines Mali’s peace settlements because the early Nineteen Nineties to spot flaws and successes. The document additionally explores no matter if Mali’s neighbor Niger owes its present balance to a extra favorable context, clever rules, or sheer success, and no matter if it could possibly provide a version of resilience for Mali.

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Download Forces Gangs to Riots by Steven D. Valdivia,Rosa Valle,Kelly Presley,Jerry Ortiz Y PDF

By Steven D. Valdivia,Rosa Valle,Kelly Presley,Jerry Ortiz Y Pino,Edward James Olmos,Mike Farrell,Fernando Hernandez

New paradigm on neighborhood violence from gangs to riots. accommodates analytics: program of laptop expertise, operational examine and facts with complicated wisdom of group dynamics. writer used to be first gang czar in la, 1970's to 1990's. US Congressional list for designing first aim sector method incorporating a number of entities towards lowering violence in la Ca that continues to be foundation of present options. this is often first step in genuine and potential options to group violence on reservations, in barrios and in ghettos.

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