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Co-Director Steven Dudley

Steven Dudley is the co-director of InSight Crime and a senior fellow at the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies at American University.

by Steven Dudley


For Holistic Violence Prevention, Consider the Local Systems Framework

Community violence manifests in myriad forms, from gang violence to organized crime. The gamut of ways in which violence materializes implies a litany of societal cleavages, weak governance, and discordant agendas. Too often, efforts to prevent violence either diagnose the causes of violence too narrowly or fail to connect violence prevention on the individual level…