Explaining Support for Vigilante Justice in Mexico 1

  • Daniel Zizumbo‐colunga


wo fundamental responsibilities of states are the protection of citizens' security and the meting out of punishment against those who engage in criminal acts. To the extent that states fail in these roles, they lose legitimacy (Donnelly, 2006). Not surprisingly, states prefer that citizens use official law enforcement institutions to resolve differences, to… (More)


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