Community-based urban violence prevention : innovative approaches in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Arab Region

  title={Community-based urban violence prevention : innovative approaches in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Arab Region},
  author={Kosta Math{\'e}y and Silvia Matuk},
Urban violence has become a major threat in big cities of the world. Where the orthodox protection through the police and individual target hardening remain inefficient, the population must organise itself. The book contains first-hand accounts on a selection of the most innovative experiences in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Arab region and is of interest likewise for academics and urban practitioners, policy makers, international cooperation experts or travellers preparing a visit of… Expand

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