Gang Violence in Brazil's Northeast: Notes for a Debate
A lecture by Jose Luiz Ratton,Professor of Sociology at the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)
Monday, March 09, 200911:00 AM - 12:30 PM
1301 Rolfe Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Professor Ratton coordinates the Center for the Study and Research of Crime, Violence, and Politics at UFPE. He is currently a Special Advisor to the Governor of Pernambuco. He is the author of Violence and Crime in Modern Brazil (1996), Police, Democracy, and Society (2007), and a number of essays and papers on sociology and violence in Brazil.
Cost : Free and open to the public
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Brazilian Studies, Spanish and Portuguese