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Fear of Urban Violence in Brazil: a Metaphor Investigation

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In Brazil, the constant increase of criminality rates and urban violence generates a feeling of fear and insecurity. More than one million people were murdered in Brazil between 1980 and 2011. The homicide rate of the total population, which was 24,8 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants in 1996, raised to 27,1 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants in 2011.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculdade de LetrasUniversidade Federal de Minas GeraisBelo HorizonteBrasilien

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