Publications | ELLA
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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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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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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