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Rapid education and risk analysis El Salvador: final report

Author: USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network
Full Citation: USAID Education in Crisis and Conflict Network. (2016). Rapid education and risk analysis El Salvador. (Final report). Washington, DC: Authors
Resource Type:
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Conflict Sensitivity in Programming
    • Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • El Salvador
Posted in Conflict Sensitivity in Programming, Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer, Research / Assessment for Program Design/Implementation

Mano extendida: the interaction between international law and negotiation as a strategy to end gang warfare in El Salvador and beyond

Author: Emma Mahern
Full Citation: Mahern, E. (2014). Mano extendida: the interaction between international law and negotiation as a strategy to end gang warfare in El Salvador and beyond. Indiana International Comparative Law Review 24(3), pp: 767-808
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • El Salvador
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

Adolescent development and the regulation of youth crime

Author: Elizabeth S. Scott and Laurence Steinberg
Full Citation: Scott, E. S. & Steinberg, L. (2008). Adolescent Development and the Regulation of Youth Crime. The Future of Children 18(2), pp: 15-33.
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
    • Policy Around Equity
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer, Policy Around Equity, Understand and Strive for Equity

Effects of the communities that care model in Pennsylvania on change in adolescent risk and problem behaviors

Author: Mark E. Feinberg, Damon Jones, Mark T. Greenberg, D. Wayne Osgood and Daniel Bontempo
Full Citation: Feinberg, M. E., Jones, D., Greenberg, M. T., Osgood, D. W., & Bontempo, D. (2010). EEffects of the communities that care model in Pennsylvania on change in adolescent risk and problem behaviors. Prevention Science11(2), pp: 163-171.
Resource Type:
  • Research
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • North America
    • United States
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

Impact evaluation of USAID’s community-based crime and violence prevention approach in Central America: regional report for El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama

Author: Susan Berk-Seligson, Diana Orces, Georgina Pizzolitto, Mitchell A. Seligson and Carole J. Wilson
Full Citation: Berk-Seligson, S., Orces, D., Pizzolitto, G., Seligson, M. A., & Wilson, C. J. (2014). Impact evaluation of USAID's community-based crime and violence prevention approach in Central America: regional report for El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama.  Tennessee, USA: The Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) - Vanderbilt University.  
Resource Type:
  • Research
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • El Salvador
    • Guatemala
    • Honduras
    • Panama
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

Evaluation of two interventions to reduce aggressive and antisocial behavior in first and second graders in a resource-poor setting

Author: Joanne Klevens, José William Martínez, Brenda Le, Carlos Rojas, Adriana Duque, and Rafael Tovar, J.
Full Citation: Klevens, J., Martínez, J. W., Le, B., Rojas, C., Duque, A., & Tovar, R. (2009). Evaluation of two interventions to reduce aggressive and antisocial behavior in first and second graders in a resource-poor setting. International Journal of Educational Research48(5), pp: 307-319.
Resource Type:
  • Research
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

Early childhood stimulation benefits adult competence and reduces violent behavior

Author: Susan P. Walker, Susan M. Chang, Marcos Vera-Hernández, and Sally Grantham-McGregor
Full Citation: Walker, S. P., Chang, S. M., Vera-Hernández, M., & Grantham-McGregor, S. (2011). Early childhood stimulation benefits adult competence and reduces violent behavior. Pediatrics127(5), pp: 849-857.
Resource Type:
  • Research
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • Jamaica
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

Risky behavior among youth: incapacitation effects of school on adolescent motherhood and crime in Chile

Author: Matias E. Berthelon and Diana I. Kruger
Full Citation: Berthelon, M. E., & Kruger, D. I. (2011). Risky behavior among youth: Incapacitation effects of school on adolescent motherhood and crime in Chile. Journal of public economics95(1), pp: 41-53.
Resource Type:
  • Research
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • Chile
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

Global status report on violence prevention

Author: WHO
Full Citation: WHO (2014). Global Status Report on Violence Prevention.
Resource Type:
  • Research
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

Revertendo violências, semeando futuros: avaliação de impacto do programa abrindo espaços no Rio de Janeiro e em pernambuco

Author: Julio Jacobo Waiselfisz and Maria Maciel
Full Citation: Waiselfisz, J. J., & Maciel, M. (2003). Revertendo violências, semeando futuros: avaliação de impacto do Programa Abrindo Espaços no Rio de Janeiro e em Pernambuco. Brazil: UNESCO
Resource Type:
  • Research
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • Brazil
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

The Kingston YMCA youth development programme: impact on violence among at-risk youth in Jamaica

Author: Nancy G. Guerra, Kirk Williams, Julie Meeks-Gardner, and Ian Walker
Full Citation: Guerra, N. G., Williams, K., Meeks-Gardner, J., & Walker, I. (2010). The Kingston YMCA youth development programme: impact on violence among at-risk youth in Jamaica. Kingston: Caribbean Child Development Centre, University of the West Indies.
Resource Type:
  • Research
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • Jamaica
  • North America
    • United States
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

Gangs, urban violence, and security interventions in Central America

Author: Oliver Jütersonke, Robert Muggah and Dennis Rodgers
Full Citation: Jütersonke, O., Muggah, R., & Rodgers, D. (2009). Gangs, urban violence, and security interventions in Central America. Security Dialogue40 (4-5), pp: 373-397.
Resource Type:
  • Conceptual Review
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

Assessing and responding to youth violence in Latin America: surveying the evidence

Author: Robert Muggah and Katherine Aguirre
Full Citation: Muggah, R., & Aguirre, K. (2013). Assessing and responding to youth violence in Latin America: Surveying the evidence. (n.p.): Igarapé Institute.
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer

What works in reducing community violence: a meta-review and field study for the Northern Triangle

Author: Thomas Abt and Christopher Winship
Full Citation: Abt, T. & Winship, C. (2016). What works in reducing community violence: a meta-review and field study for the Northern Triangle. Washington D.C: USAID.
Resource Type:
  • Literature Review – Rigorous
  • Research
    • Qualitative
Topic(s):
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
Location(s):
  • Latin America and The Caribbean
    • El Salvador
    • Guatemala
    • Honduras
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer