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A Historical Perspective on Crime in Twentieth-CenturyMexico City

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Title: A Historical Perspective on Crime in Twentieth-CenturyMexico City
País: Estados Unidos
Fuente: Fuente: <a href="http://repositories.cdlib.org/cilas/papers/22" target="_blank">eScholarship Repository, University of California.</a>Fuente: <a href="http://repositories.cdlib.org/cilas/papers/22" target="_blank">eScholarship Repository, University of California.</a>
Reseña: This paper is an overview of perceptions of crime in Mexico City during the twentieth century. After a brief review of quantitative evidence and the main sourceson crime, the paper surveys police and judicial corruption as the common denominator ofpublic perceptions of crime, punishment, and the judiciary. The paper then discussesgender violence and juvenile delinquency as two criminal practices that havecharacterized the impact of crime in everyday life. Based on a review of evidence aboutareas of the city commonly associated with crime, the paper concludes with a discussionof the reactions of urban communities and civil society against crime.


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