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Societies of Fear


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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • About the Authors
  • Introduction: The Duality of Latin American Cityscape - Kees Koonings and Dirk Kruijt
  • 1. Fractured Cities, Second-Class Citizenship, and Urban Violence - Kees Koonings and Dirk Kruijt
  • 2. Rio de Janeiro - Elizabeth Leeds
  • 3. Mexico City - Wil Pansters and Hector Castillo Berthier
  • 4. Medellin - Ralph Rozema
  • 5. Managua - Dennis Rodgers
  • 6. Caracas - Roberto Briceno-Leon
  • 7. Lima Metropolitana - Carlos Ivan Degregori and Dirk Kruijt
  • 8. Living in Fear: How the Urban Poor Perceive Violence, Fear and Insecurity - Cathy McIlwaine and Caroline O.N. Moser
  • Epilogue: Latin America's Urban Duality Revisited - Dirk Kruijt and Kees Koonings
  • Bibliography
  • Index

About the Author

Kees Koonings is Associate Professor of Development Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Utrecht University. He is the author of books and articles on development issues, ethnicity, and militarism and violence in Latin America.

Dirk Kruijt is Professor of Development Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Utrecht University. He has published on poverty and the informal sector, military governments, and issues of war and peace in Latin America.

They are both also the co-editors of Political Armies: The Military and Nation Building in the Age of Democracy (Zed 2002) and Armed Actors: Organized Violence and State Failure in Latin America (Zed 2004).

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