Political Violence And The Authoritarian State In Peru

Political Violence And The Authoritarian State In Peru

by Jo-Marie Burt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230600387

ISBN-13: 9780230600386

Pub. Date: 11/01/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The Shining Path was one of the most brutal insurgencies ever seen in the Western Hemisphere. Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru explores the devastating effects of insurgent violence and the state's brutal counterinsurgency methods on Peruvian civil society.  See more details below

Overview

The Shining Path was one of the most brutal insurgencies ever seen in the Western Hemisphere. Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru explores the devastating effects of insurgent violence and the state's brutal counterinsurgency methods on Peruvian civil society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230600386
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Civil Society, Political Violence, and the Authoritarian State in Peru PART I: STATE FORMATION AND STATE DEFORMATION The Weak State Social Consequences of State Breakdown Terror versus Terror The Crisis of Organized Politics PART II: GRAY ZONES AND GUERRILLAS: SHINING PATH IN LIMA The Iron Belts of Misery In the Gray Zones: States of Shining Path The Battle of Villa El Salvador PART III: STATE MAKING AGAINST DEMOCRACY The Authoritarian Reconstitution of the State 'Quien habla es terrorista': The Politics of Fear The Authoritarian State and the Resurgence of Civil Society

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