Crime science and crime epidemics in developing countries: a reflection on kidnapping for ransom in Colombia, South America


Commonly, established nations are called upon to deal with crime epidemics in developing countries. This is particu‐ larly the case when the outside country has a vested interest in doing something about the foreign nation’s problem. One noted example of this is the US funded Plan Colombia operation in South America which targeted organized crime and… (More)

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