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Fewer guns, more lives: The impact of weapons seizures on homicides in Sao Paulo, Brazil
The chapter aims to reflect on the importance of disarmament and criminal dynamics, through the potential and probable deaths prevented from the seizure of firearms by police. Therefore, we carried out a regression analysis ...
Lighting and homicides: evaluating the effect of an electrification policy in rural Brazil on violent crime reduction
(Springer New York LLC, 2017)
Introduction: This study estimates the effects of lighting on homicides in rural areas of developing countries. Methods: We use an IV strategy by exploring the LUZ PARA TODOS or Light for All (LPT) program that was adopted ...
Homicide mortality, socioeconomic development, and police violence in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil
(PAN AMER HEALTH ORGANIZATION, 2008)
Objective. To analyze the association between police violence and homicide mortality rates taking into consideration the effect of contextual variables. Methods. This was an environmental, cross-sectional study that included ...
Alcohol consumption in homicide victims in the city of Sao Paulo
(WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2009)
Aims To assess the association between alcohol use and victimization by homicide in individuals autopsied at the Institute of Legal Medicine in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Design Cross-sectional study. Setting Excessive consumption ...
Spatial regimes: dynamics of intentional homicides in the city of Sao Paulo between 2000 and 2008
(PAN AMER HEALTH ORGANIZATIONWASHINGTON, 2012)
Objective. To identify the existence of spatial and temporal patterns in the occurrence of intentional homicides in the municipality of Sao Paulo (MSP), Brazil, and to discuss the analytical value of taking such patterns ...
Macroeconomic processes and homicides. An ecological study in the outskirts of Buenos Aires (Argentina) between 1989 and 2006
(Salud Colectiva Centro Estudios SaludBuenos AiresArgentina, 2008)
A motivação como causa de aplicação de circunstâncias de privilégio ou de qualificação no homicídio passional
(Universidade Federal de Santa MariaBrasilUFSMCentro de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, 2013-12-16)
The right to life is a fundamental human right, due to the Brazilian Federal Constitution of 1988. Consequently, and because of his notorious severity, homicide is the crime that introduces the Brazilian Penal Code. In ...
Decline in homicide rates in Sao Paulo, Brasil: a descriptive analysis
(PAN AMER HEALTH ORGANIZATION, 2011)
Objective. To describe homicide mortality in the municipality of Sao Paulo according to type of weapon, sex, race or skin color, age, and areas of socioeconomic inequalities, between 1996 and 2008. Method. For this ecological ...