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Global Burden of Armed Violence 2011 Lethal Encounters

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ISBN-10: 1107606799

ISBN-13: 9781107606791

Edition: 2011

Authors: Geneva Declaration Secretariat Staff

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Global Burden of Armed Violence 2011 takes an integrated approach to the complex and volatile dynamics of armed violence around the world. Drawing on comprehensive country-level data, including both conflict-related and criminal violence, it estimates that at least 526,000 people die violently every year, more than three-quarters of them in non-conflict settings. It highlights the 58 countries with high rates of lethal violence, accounting for two-thirds of all violent deaths, and shows that one in four violent deaths occur in just 14 countries, seven of which are in the Americas. New research on femicide also reveals that about 66,000 women and girls are violently killed around the world…    
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Book details

List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/20/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Executive summary
A unified approach to armed violence
Trends and patterns of lethal violence
Characteristics of homicides
When the victim is a woman
More armed violence, less development