Citizen Security in El Salvador: Improving the Effectiveness of International Aid

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Citizen Security in El Salvador: Improving the Effectiveness of International Aid

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dc.contributor.author Davis, Ashley
dc.contributor.author Fenimore, Kate
dc.contributor.author Fiedler, Dan
dc.contributor.author Greenstein, Janey
dc.contributor.author Hsu, Sherrie
dc.contributor.author Manuchehri, Mina
dc.contributor.author McKeon, Katherine
dc.contributor.author Phillips, Emily
dc.contributor.author Virtue, Alyssa
dc.contributor.author Walton, Katherine
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-15T19:04:43Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-15T19:04:43Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773/19667
dc.description Created as part of the 2012 Jackson School for International Studies SIS 495: Task force. Angelina Godoy, Task Force Advisor; Mauricio Vivero, Evaluator; Jorge Sapoznikow, Special Advisor; Kate Fenimore Katherine Walton, Coordinator. en_US
dc.description.abstract This policy report examines the ways in which the international aid community can better support the citizen security needs of the Central American people. El Salvador serves as an appropriate case study in this context, as it currently has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. While international donors have committed significant resources and developed a wide range of projects in response to the nation’s escalating violence rates, such efforts have yet to produce appreciable results. International donors and multi-lateral banks have thus far indirectly supported the government of El Salvador in its framing of the violence from a national security perspective through direct military support and indirect budgetary support. This has translated to increasingly militarized solutions that are in conflict with the objectives of local community organizations that view the violence as a product of social exclusion and lack of opportunities. en_US
dc.title Citizen Security in El Salvador: Improving the Effectiveness of International Aid en_US
dc.title.alternative Volume 173: Citizen Security in El Salvador: Improving the Effectiveness of International Aid


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