The Politics of Resistance to Criminal Victimization
Eduardo Moncada, PLAS Visiting Fellow
December 11, 2018 · 12:00 pm—1:20 pm EST · 216 Aaron Burr
Program in Latin American Studies
Criminal violence is a growing concern for citizens and policymakers across the developing world. Much existing research assumes that victims are resigned to their victimization at the hands of violent criminal actors amid absent or complicit states. Moncada challenges the conventional wisdom and argues that not only do victims resist their victimization, but resistance actually varies in intriguing ways.