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Peace, Democracy, and Human Rights in Colombia

Peace, Democracy, and Human Rights in Colombia

by Christopher Welna, Gustavo Gallon


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ISBN-13: 9780268044091
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date: 01/15/2007
Series: Kellogg Institute Series on Democracy and Development
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 472
Sales rank: 1,321,817
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

CHRISTOPHER WELNA, a political scientist and former executive director of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame, is president of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest.
GUSTAVO GALLÓN is the director of the Colombia Commission of Jurists.

CONTRIBUTORS: Christopher Welna, Herbert Tico Braun, Álvaro Camacho Guizado, Andrés López Restrepo, Daniel García-Peña Jaramillo, Cynthia J. Arnson, Eduardo Pizarro, Ana María Bejarano, Matthew Søberg Shugart, Erika Moreno, Luis Eduardo Fajardo, Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín, Arlene B. Tickner, Gustavo Gallón.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
List of Tables and Figures     xi
Colombia's Triple Challenge: Peace, Democracy, and Human Rights   Christopher Welna     3
"Que haiga paz!" The Cultural Contexts of Conflict in Colombia   Herbert Tico Braun     23
From Smugglers to Drug Lords to Traquetos: Changes in the Colombian Illicit Drug Organizations   Alvaro Camacho Guizado   Andres Lopez Restrepo     60
Colombia: In Search of a New Model for Conflict Resolution   Daniel Garcia-Pena Jaramillo     90
The Peace Process in Colombia and U.S. Policy   Cynthia J. Arnson     132
Political Reform after 1991: What Still Needs to Be Reformed?   Eduardo Pizarro   Ana Maria Bejarano     167
Deepening Democracy by Renovating Political Practices: The Struggle for Electoral Reform in Colombia   Matthew Soberg Shugart   Erika Moreno   Luis E. Fajardo     202
Organized Crime and the Political System in Colombia (1978-1998)   Francisco Gutierrez Sanin     267
Human Rights
U.S. Foreign Policy in Colombia: Bizarre Side Effects of the "War on Drugs"   Arlene B. Tickner     309
Human Rights: A Path to Democracy and Peace in Colombia   Gustavo Gallon     353
This War Cannot Be Won with Bullets   Gustavo Gallon     415
Contributors     433
Index     439

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