ERIC Number: EJ528167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Exclusion, Civic Invisibility and Impunity as Explanations for Youth Murders in Brazil.
Huggins, Martha K.; DeCastro, Myriam Mesquita P.
Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research, v3 n1 p77-98 Feb 1996
Examines youth murders in Brazil, including victim-generating sociostructural situations and creation of victims. Hypothesizes that modern Brazilian social structures shape poor Brazilian youth's vulnerability to murder by strangers. Presents statistics dealing with the gender distributions, age, skin color, and mode of death, identifying conditions that increase vulnerability. (BGC)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Brazil