ISBN-10:
0292721544
ISBN-13:
9780292721548
Pub. Date:
01/01/2009
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Guns, Drugs, And Development In Colombia

Guns, Drugs, And Development In Colombia

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ISBN-13: 9780292721548
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Jennifer S. Holmes is Associate Professor of Political Economy and Political Science at the University of Texas at Dallas and is the author of Terrorism and Democratic Stability.

Sheila Amin Gutiérrez de Piñeres is Professor of Economics and Political Economy, and Associate Provost at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Kevin M. Curtin is Associate Professor of Geography at George Mason University in Virginia.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Historical and Geographical Propensities to Violence
  • Chapter 3: Colombian Economic History: Regional Context and Colombian Policies
  • Chapter 4: The Main Actors in the 1990s and into the Twenty-first Century: Guerrillas and Paramilitaries
  • Chapter 5: Differences within Colombia and Available Subnational Data
  • Chapter 6: Guns and Protection: Guerrillas and Paramilitaries
  • Chapter 7: The Effects of Illegal Drugs and Violence on the Colombian Economy
  • Chapter 8: Acknowledging Constraints to Find Comprehensive Peace: The Four Cornerstones of Pacification
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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The use of an interdisciplinary approach, including geography, history, economics, and politics, gives this book a flavor that is distinct from others in the field. . . . The data on economics and the impacts of drug production and drug trafficking are innovative and difficult to find elsewhere. . . . A valuable resource.

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"The use of an interdisciplinary approach, including geography, history, economics, and politics, gives this book a flavor that is distinct from others in the field. . . . The data on economics and the impacts of drug production and drug trafficking are innovative and difficult to find elsewhere. . . . A valuable resource."

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