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Violence Containment Spending in the United States: A New Methodology to Categorize and Account for the Economic Activity Related to Violence

Publication year: 2012

Library ID

  • 026581

Other Information

  • 2012
  • 40 pages
Thumbnail preview This report determines what violence containment costs are being spent in the U.S. Violence containment costs are related to the prevention of or mending the consequences of violence against person or property. Sections following an executive summary are: introduction; what peace is; why peace is important for society and the economy; methodology; defining cost; findings and discussion; hypothetical case studies of reducing violence containment; and conclusion. 'Violence Containment spending in the U.S. amounted to