Crime

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Community Perceptions of Public Security and Policing in Rio Favelas

BACKGROUNDIn attempts to complement the ongoing work on police use of violence and the pacification policy conducted by the Program on Poverty and Governance for the past three years (for this...
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Understanding Police Use of Force in Rio de Janeiro

BACKGROUNDIn 2008, Rio de Janeiro's government introduced an unprecedented security policy called “pacification,” a police strategy with full support from the federal government that aims to...
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Economic Consequences of Violence

The Poverty and Governance Program has an ongoing research agenda aiming to evaluate the impact of drug-related violence on economic activity.
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The Incidence of Criminal Activity Near Schools in Mexico

The consequences of organized crime related violence for education are tragic.
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The Use of Lethal Force by the Police in Rio de Janeiro and the Pacification Process

The Military Police of the State of Rio de Janeiro (PMERJ) confront critical challenges as they attempt to reform and reduce the incidence of the use of lethal force.
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The Dynamics of Violence in Mexico’s Drug War

Since December 2006, more than 50,000 drug-related murders have taken place in Mexico.
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The Legality of the European Data Retention Directive in Light of the Fundamental Rights to Privacy and Data Protection

The EU Data Retention Directive (2006/24/EC) provides an obligation for providers of publicly available electronic communications services and of public communications networks to retain traffic...
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Information Security Law in the EU and the U.S.: A Risk-Based Assessment of Implicit and Explicit Regulatory Policies

The level of information security currently provided by governments and private entities leaves them and the (personal) data they store exposed to a high level of risk.
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Reconciliation and Cooperation in East Asia

By linking internal, external, and regional aspects of historical injustice, the project seeks to move beyond state-oriented approaches and binary categories such as victim versus aggressor in...
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Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...
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People

ADiaz website Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Elliott, David David Elliott Affiliate
Daly Sarah Zukerman Sarah Z. Daly Affiliate
renee diresta Renee DiResta Research Manager, Stanford Internet Observatory
rodriguez luis Luis Rodriguez Research Assistant, CDDRL
rylan sekiguchi Rylan Sekiguchi Manager of Curriculum and Instructional Design, Instructor, Stanford e-Hiroshima