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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
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • 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.
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Gang violence/organized violence
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
    • Policy
Posted in Gang violence/organized violence, Make Learning Safer, Policy, 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.
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Completed Project / Program Evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • 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.  
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Completed Project / Program Evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • 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.
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Completed Project / Program Evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • 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.
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Completed Project / Program Evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • 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.
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Meta-evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • 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.
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • 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
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Completed Project / Program Evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • 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.
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Completed Project / Program Evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • 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.
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • 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.
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • 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.
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Meta-evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • 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