oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - State and society in the fight against crime in Brazil
|Article Title||State and society in the fight against crime in Brazil|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Affiliations||1 Centre for Latin American Studies, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1996|
|Pages||20 - 32|
|Keyword(s)||Adult literacy rate, Criminal gangs, Drugs trade, Favelados, Human development index, Human Rights, Kidnapping, Killing policemen, Military courts, Multiracial population, Murder rate, Population, Rural poverty and Socio-economic profiles|
Of all the regions of the world, South America probably resembles South Africa more than any other. Though South Africa is part of Africa, the level of socio-economic development in this country is so radically different from, the rest of the sub-Saharan continent as to make comparisons meaningless. Most Asian countries lack the racial and class distinctions found in South Africa and South America.
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