Meanings of Violence in Contemporary Latin America

  • Editors
  • Gabriela Polit Dueñas
  • María Helena Rueda

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Gabriela Polit Dueñas, María Helena Rueda
    Pages 1-10
  3. María Victoria Uribe Alarcóon
    Pages 37-52
  4. María Socorro Tabuenca Córdoba
    Pages 115-147
  5. Gabriela Polit Dueñas
    Pages 149-168
  6. Javier Auyero, Matthew Mahler
    Pages 197-222
  7. Cristian Alarcón
    Pages 223-234
  8. Mary Roldán
    Pages 235-243
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 245-258

About this book


This volume includes contributions of scholars from various fields - the social sciences, journalism, the humanities and the arts - whose work offers insightful and innovative ways to understand the devastating and unprecedented forms of violence currently experienced in Latin America. As an interdisciplinary endeavor, it offers an array of perspectives that contribute to ongoing debates in the study of violence in the region.


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