Urbanization, the Internet and Violence - Robert Muggah

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Robert Muggah, Director of Research at The SecDev Foundation, discusses the relationship between urbanization, new methods of communication and violence. To highlighting this shocking trend, Dr. Muggah shows how Latin American gangs in urban environments have used social media to promote their drug business, intimidate their enemies and even order assassinations.According to Dr. Muggah, a combined government, private sector and civil society approach is required to deal with this 21st century problem.