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Illicit Drugs and Organized Crime in Latin America: New Scholarship and the Future of Alternative Policies  

Angélica Durán-Martínez

Online publication date:
Jul 2020
Illicit drugs have long affected public security, social relations, and politics in Latin America. Until recently, the analysis of illicit drugs primarily focused on Colombia and, to some ... More

Poverty and Crime  

Patrick Sharkey, Max Besbris, and Michael Friedson

Print publication date:
May 2016
Online publication date:
Apr 2017
This article examines theory and evidence on the association between poverty and crime at both the individual and community levels. It begins with a review of the literature on individual- ... More