Category: Contributions

Contributions

Transforming Our World

this publication provides an overview of the Sustainable Development Goals as they relate to violence prevention.

Contributions

Brazilian Peacekeeping

This policy brief revisits the country’s evolving role and strategic use of peacekeeping.

Contributions

A Path Forged Over Time

This Strategic Note identifies key thematic features of Brazil’s long history of United Nations operations, from the first one, in 1947, through present-day operations around the world.

Contributions

Global Report on Urban Health

This timely report comes at a decisive moment in history where we can reshape urban environments and health systems.

Contributions

What Explains Criminal Violence in Mexico City?

    What Explains Criminal Violence in Mexico City? A Test of Two Theories of Crime There are competing theories of what drives crime in cities and neighbourhoods. Two widely cited theoretical approaches focused on social disorganization and institutional anomie propose different explanations for the

Media

Tackling Gun Violence in India

India has reached the second largest number of homicides in the world, which policies should be applied in order to reverse these statistics?

Contributions

A Manifesto for the Fragile City

After more than a century of steady city expansion in northern countries, the direction of twenty-first century population growth is shifting southwards. Over the next five decades, Africans, Arabs, and Asians will migrate in unprecedented numbers to cities, especially to their slums. Many of these

Contributions

Peace and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

This briefing examines Brazil’s position on the inclusion of peace within the post-2015 development agenda and also engages with some of the arguments that Brazil has made to date.

Contributions

Deconstructing the fragile city

Deconstructing the fragile city: exploring insecurity, violence and resilience An emerging social category – the fragile city – can be described as a discrete metropolitan unit whose governance arrangements exhibit a declining ability and/or willingness to deliver on the social contract. Fragility is thus no

Contributions

Violent disorder in Ciudad Juarez

15/04/2014 Violent disorder in Ciudad Juarez: a spatial analysis of homicide This article considers the extent to which specific demographic and socioeconomic factors correlate with homicidal violence in the context of Mexico’s “war” on organized crime. We draw on Ciudad Juarez as a case study

The Igarapé Institute uses cookies and other similar technologies to improve your experience, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, and by continuing to browse, you agree to these conditions.

Skip to content