Criminal Victimisation In The Developing World
Ugljesa Zvekic, Anna Alvazzi del Frate
DIANE Publishing, Aug 30, 2004 - Political Science - 434 pages
Provides previously hard-to-find data on crime in developing countries through information obtained from victimization surveys. A review of the main findings regarding the participating countries from a comparative perspective. Provides reports for each city & country: Beijing, China; Bombay, India; Jakarta, Indonesia; Manila, the Philippines; Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; San Jose, Costa Rica; Tunis, Tunisia; Cairo, Egypt; Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania; Kampala, Uganda & Johannesburg, South Africa.
aged area of residence assault/threat Attempted burglary average incomes barangays Beijing bicycle theft Bombay Burglary with entry car theft Car vandalism Cheeta class areas class categories considered consumer fraud corruption crime prevention measures crime rate criminal justice system Dar Es Salaam developing countries experienced fairly serious females Frequency Percentage gender higher household indicated industrialised inhabitants International Crime Victim interviewers Jakarta Johannesburg Kampala lived majority Malabar Hill males Matunga Metro Manila middle class motorcycle theft neighbours non-victims officer organised Papua New Guinea percentage of respondents Personal theft population Port Moresby Prevalence victimisation rates questionnaire rape regions Reported crimes Rio de Janeiro robbery rural Salaam sample sentence sexual incidents social square kilometres status residential areas stolen Sub-Saharan Africa Theft from car Theft of bicycle Theft of car Theft of motorcycle Total 100.0 Table Tunis type of crime Uganda UNICRI United Nations urban victimisation surveys
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