Researchers at the RIDC-NEV are studying how laws and rules are implemented and how this defines the legitimacy of institutions that prevent violence and guarantee democracy, such as the police and the judiciary.
The Center for the Study of Violence examines the effects of 21 years of dictatorship on contemporary Brazilian society
Topic is discussed by experts from several countries in the book Torture in the Age of Human Rights, fruit of a seminar held by the Center for the Study of Violence
Researchers talk about the investigations conducted by the Center for the Study of Violence (in portuguese)
Enforcing law and order and protecting human rights are fundamental themes of the Center for the Study of Violence