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International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Queensland University of Technology 2202-8005 The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical research about challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world.  The Journal is committed to democratising quality knowledge production and dissemination. Authors retain copyright and articles are licenced via Creative Commons to make published articles more readily available and useable. There are no APCs (Article Processing Charges). Authors can submit and publish at no cost.
International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 9 2

Roxana Pessoa Cavalcanti (2020) A Southern Criminology of Violence, Youth and Policing: Governing Insecurity in Urban Brazil. New York, NY: Routledge

Pages:203 to 205
Section: Book Reviews
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Author Biography

University of Westminster
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Omar is an international criminal justice reform consultant, visiting lecturer & PhD candidate in Criminology at the University of Westminster, via a Quintin Hogg Scholarship. His research focuses on judicial decision making at the pre-trial stage in Brazil, adopting a decolonial epistemological position to examine the utility of normative human rights discourse. Omar also works on gender responsive projects within criminal justice settings and has evaluated projects and authored guidance documents for various UN departments and international NGOs. He hosts the criminology podcast ‘Justice Focus’.