Publications | ELLA
8
May
2017
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Annotated Bibliography: Community participation in community-based crime prevention experiences in Latin America and Africa

This Annotated Bibliography reviews the literature on "Community participation in community-based crime prevention experiences in Latin America and Africa"

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5
May
2017
BRIEFS

Combining State and Community-led Approaches: The Future for Crime Prevention in Nigeria

This Policy Brief uses studies by the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and FundaUngo, El Salvador to explain how contextual variables such as trust, willingness to act together and social ties define, influence and condition CBCP outcomes in the two countries in their efforts to tackle crime.

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4
May
2017
BRIEFS

Strengthening social ties: A key aspect for an effective community-based crime prevention

This policy brief focus on why some communities are better able to confront high rates of crime compared to others. And, given that Community Based Crime Prevention (CBCP) operates in contexts that are far from uniform, the brief also seeks to understand what can be learnt about what drives better results in communities suffering high levels of insecurity.

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28
Apr
2017
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: Why do Nigerians feel less safe than Salvadorians?

Based on a Comparative Evidence Paper, this infographic explores why Nigerians feel less safe in comparison to Salvadorians though they experience similar levels of crime.

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2
Apr
2017
COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER

Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in El Salvador and Nigeria: Understanding Communities’ Willingness to Act

This study seeks to answer why some communities who engage in community-based crime prevention practices are able to withstand high rates of crime and others are not through a comparative analysis of communities located in severe crime zones in El Salvador and Nigeria.

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How Ibadan southwest Nigerian communities respond to crime

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria".

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEFS

Social capital, collective efficacy, social-environmental factor and insecurity in communities

This brief is based on new research into community-based crime prevention in Latin America, focused on the case of El Salvador, identifying how actions to strengthen social ties, trust, and the willingness to act to confront crime are likely to be key to the effectiveness of such programmes.

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15
Sep
2016
BRIEFS

Community-based Crime Prevention: often Effective but needs Regulating

This Policy Brief uses new research by the University of Ibadan to explore the introduction of complementary, community-based crime prevention models in Nigeria’s largest metropolitan areas: Ibadan.

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6
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria

This paper examines the effectiveness of community-based crime prevention (CBCP) and the reasons behind it in Nigerian communities, conceptualising effectiveness in terms of citizens’ perception of their safety, crime level in their community and extent to which they attribute these two to the CBCP.

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30
Jun
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Social Capital, Collective Efficacy and Community Based Crime Prevention in El Salvador

This paper seeks to explore the extent to which crime and violence prevention initiatives that promote social capital and collective efficacy are successful in reducing crime and violence in Latin America, more specifically through a case study of El Salvador.

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23
Mar
2016
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

What works in reducing community violence

This systematic meta-review analyses a wide array of evidence on programmatic interventions on reducing community violence in Central America.

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11
Jan
2016
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Exclusión social, violencia y respuestas comunitarias en ciudades centroamericanas: explicando variaciones para orientar políticas

¿Por qué comunidades que son comparables en términos de desigualdad social y económica y exclusión sufren diferentes niveles de violencia? Esta investigación (El Salvador y Costa Rica)plantea que en territorios urbanos marginales, comparables en términos de exclusión social, puede haber distintos niveles de violencia por las diferencias de capacidades de la acción comunitaria para afrontar el fenómeno de la violencia.

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9
Sep
2015
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Drogas, policías y delincuencia: Otras miradas a la seguridad ciudadana en América Latina

Esta compilación de 10 artículos brinda otra mirada a la seguridad ciudadana en América Latina. Ofrece una revisión a las políticas de seguridad y su eficacia para reducir el delito y la violencia, así como un análisis al problema de las drogas, sus causas y efectos económicos, sociales y políticos.

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30
Jun
2015
DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER

Community participation in community-based crime prevention experiences in Latin America and Africa

This research design and methods paper is a working document, and the first stage in the conduct of a joint comparative research in the topic of community-based crime prevention experiences in Latin America and Africa.

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