SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE
Annotated Bibliography: Community participation in community-based crime prevention experiences in Latin America and Africa
This Annotated Bibliography reviews the literature on "Community participation in community-based crime prevention experiences in Latin America and Africa"
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BRIEFS
Combining State and Community-led Approaches: The Future for Crime Prevention in Nigeria
This Policy Brief uses studies by the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and FundaUngo, El Salvador to explain how contextual variables such as trust, willingness to act together and social ties...
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BRIEFS
Strengthening social ties: A key aspect for an effective community-based crime prevention
This policy brief focus on why some communities are better able to confront high rates of crime compared to others. And, given that Community Based Crime Prevention (CBCP) operates in...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: Why do Nigerians feel less safe than Salvadorians?
Based on a Comparative Evidence Paper, this infographic explores why Nigerians feel less safe in comparison to Salvadorians though they experience similar levels of crime.
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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...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: How Ibadan southwest Nigerian communities respond to crime
Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria".
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BRIEFS
Social capital, collective efficacy, social-environmental factor and insecurity in communities
This brief is based on new research into community-based crime prevention in Latin America, focused on the case of El Salvador, identifying how actions to strengthen social ties, trust, and...
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BRIEFS
Community-based Crime Prevention: often Effective but needs Regulating
This Policy Brief uses new research by the University of Ibadan to explore the introduction of complementary, community-based crime prevention models in Nigeria’s largest metropolitan areas: Ibadan.
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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...
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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...
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