Politics and history of violence and crime in Central America / Sebastian Huhn ; Hannes Warnecke-Berger
- 1. The enigma of violent realities in Central America: towards a historical perspective -- 2. How to explain and how not to explain contemporary criminal violence in Central America -- 3. Of Pandillas, Pirucas, and Pablo Escobar in the Barrio -- 4. Memories of violence in the Salvadoran Civil Wary -- 5. Questioning the crime wave -- 6. The Salvadoran armed left and revolutionary violence (1970-1980) -- 7. On collective violence in nineteenth-century Guatemala -- 9. Borderlands and public violence in a shadow polity -- 9. Forms of violence in past and present : El Salvador and Belize in comparative perspective -- 10. The violence of dispossession : Guatemala in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
- "This book highlights historical explanations to and roots of present phenomena of violence, insecurity, and law enforcement in Central America." --page 4 of cover
- On cover: "Edited by Sebastian Huhn and Hannes Warnecke-Berger"
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