City of Suspects: Crime in Mexico City, 1900–1931

  title={City of Suspects: Crime in Mexico City, 1900–1931},
  author={P. Piccato},
In City of Suspects Pablo Piccato explores the multiple dimensions of crime in early-twentieth-century Mexico City. Basing his research on previously untapped judicial sources, prisoners’ letters, criminological studies, quantitative data, newspapers, and political archives, Piccato examines the paradoxes of repressive policies toward crime, the impact of social rebellion on patterns of common crime, and the role of urban communities in dealing with transgression on the margins of the judical… Expand
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