Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Pró-Reitoria de Pesquisa (PRO-PESQ)
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Emilio Dellasoppa is Professor at the Social Work School of the State University of Rio de Janeiro, where he has taught since 1995. He was also Professor at the Public Security Course for police officers at the State University of Rio de Janeiro and at the Military Police Academy. He teaches graduate courses in research methods and Sociology of Law, and was Visiting Researcher at the Center for the Study of Violence at the University of São Paulo in 2002 and Visiting Professor at the Institute of Social Science of the University of Tokyo (2002 -2003). During 2002-2003 he was member of the project ?Public Security and Police Reform in the Americas: Coping with New Challenges of Crime and Violence?, at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Center for Latin American Studies. He was since 1997 coordinator of the ALAS-Latin American Sociological Association Working Group ?Violence and Human Rights?.. He was member of the CLACSO-Latin American Council of Social Sciences- Working Group ?Violence and Society? and was granted with a CLACSO/Asdi Senior Researcher Fellowship in 1999 with the Research Project ?Strategies and Rationality in the Civil Police of the Rio de Janeiro State?. As a member of the GEDIM-Globalisation Économique et Droits dans le Mercosul- was Project Coordinator of the Project ?Organized Crime in Brazil: Present Situation and Penal Control Tendencies? under the GEDIM/MOST-Unesco Research ?Organized Crime Control in the Mercosul Area?. Presently, he is a member of the Foro Iberoamericano de Seguridad Ciudadana. His main areas of interest are urban violence and police institutions in Brazil and organized crime in the Mercosul Area. His research has focused on demographic methods for comparative studies on violence and crime, transitions to democracy, human rights, police institutions and police reform, and citizen security. He is author of ?No Justice for the Enemy: Political Violence in Argentina 1943-1983?. His literary output includes several chapters in books as Brazil?s Public Security Plans: Rationality vs. the Politics of ?Muddling Through? (Edited by John Bailey and Lucia Dammert; The University of Pittsburgh Press), Corruption in Brazilian Society: an Overview. (Edited by Rick Sarre et al. Lexington Books); Funk´n Rio: Leisure, Music, Gangs, Violence and Socialization of the `Young Wave´ ; Brazil: (Developing Nation-State) In: Crime and Crime Control: a global View. Gregg Barak (Editor). Greenwood Press; and J'adjuste, mais Je ne corrige pas: Youngs, Violence and Demography in Brazil, published by the Brazilian National Commission for Population and Development. Dr. Dellasoppa received an Engineering degree from the University of La Plata (Argentina) and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of São Paulo, Brazil.
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