Understanding Crime in Jamaica: New Challenges for Public Policy


"Understanding Crime in Jamaica examines the growing crime problem in Jamaica and explores the relationship between crime, politics and the economy and analyses the impact of crime on tourism. The authors in this volume are committed to better understanding the problem in order to contribute to a more effective solution. The articles collected here provide a comprehensive analysis of the causes, consequences and control of crime, and they point the way to solving Jamaica's escalating criminal activity.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Anthony Harriott
  • Obika Gray
  • Amanda Sives
  • Mark Figueroa
  • Marlyn J. Jones
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Kingston, Jamaica
Publication year:
  • 2003


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