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The Resource Armed actors : organised violence and state failure in Latin America, Kees Koonings & Dirk Kruijt, editors

Armed actors : organised violence and state failure in Latin America, Kees Koonings & Dirk Kruijt, editors

Label
Armed actors : organised violence and state failure in Latin America
Title
Armed actors
Title remainder
organised violence and state failure in Latin America
Statement of responsibility
Kees Koonings & Dirk Kruijt, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores recent evidence of how partial state failure in Latin America interacts with new forms of organized violence, undermining the democratic consolidations of the past two decades. This?new violence? stems from a variety of social actors: drug mafias, peasant militias and urban gangs, the socalled actores armadas, and include state-related actors like the police, military intelligence agencies and paramilitary forces. The results include both?governance voids? - domains where the legitimate state is effectively absent - and the erosion of the capacity and willingness of stat
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.6/098
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN110.5.Z9
LC item number
V5213 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Koonings, Kees
  • Kruijt, Dirk
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  • Violence
  • Political violence
  • Political stability
  • Failed states
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Failed states
  • Political stability
  • Political violence
  • Violence
  • Latin America
  • Organisiertes Verbrechen
  • Staat
  • Lateinamerika
  • Geweld
  • Politiek geweld
  • Politieke stabiliteit
  • Latijns-Amerika
Label
Armed actors : organised violence and state failure in Latin America, Kees Koonings & Dirk Kruijt, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-210) and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Armed actors, organized violence and state failure in Latin America: a survey of issues and arguments / Kees Koonings and Dirk Kruijt -- The military and their shadowy brothers-in-arms / Dirk Kruijt and Kees Koonings -- Policing extensions in Latin America / Piet van Reenen -- Civil defence forces: Peru's Comités de Autodefensa Civil and Guatemala's Patrullas de Autodefensa Civil in comparative perspective / Mario Fumerton and Simone Remijnse -- Violence as market strategy in drug trafficking: the Andean experience / Menno Vellinga -- Armed actors in the Colombian conflict / Francisco Leal Buitrago -- Venezuela: the re-militarization of politics / Harold A. Trinkunas -- A failed state facing new criminal problems: the case of Argentina / Marcelo Sain -- Urban violence and drug warfare in Brazil / Alba Zaluar -- Youth gangs, social exclusion and the transformation of violence in El Salvador / Wim Savenije and Chris van der Borgh -- Violence and fear in Colombia: fragmentation of space, contraction of time and forms of evasion / Luis Alberto Restrepo -- Epilogue: violence and the quest for order in contemporary Latin America / Patricio Silva
Control code
371007705
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848131200
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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3-017-9781848131200
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)371007705
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Armed actors : organised violence and state failure in Latin America, Kees Koonings & Dirk Kruijt, editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-210) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Armed actors, organized violence and state failure in Latin America: a survey of issues and arguments / Kees Koonings and Dirk Kruijt -- The military and their shadowy brothers-in-arms / Dirk Kruijt and Kees Koonings -- Policing extensions in Latin America / Piet van Reenen -- Civil defence forces: Peru's Comités de Autodefensa Civil and Guatemala's Patrullas de Autodefensa Civil in comparative perspective / Mario Fumerton and Simone Remijnse -- Violence as market strategy in drug trafficking: the Andean experience / Menno Vellinga -- Armed actors in the Colombian conflict / Francisco Leal Buitrago -- Venezuela: the re-militarization of politics / Harold A. Trinkunas -- A failed state facing new criminal problems: the case of Argentina / Marcelo Sain -- Urban violence and drug warfare in Brazil / Alba Zaluar -- Youth gangs, social exclusion and the transformation of violence in El Salvador / Wim Savenije and Chris van der Borgh -- Violence and fear in Colombia: fragmentation of space, contraction of time and forms of evasion / Luis Alberto Restrepo -- Epilogue: violence and the quest for order in contemporary Latin America / Patricio Silva
Control code
371007705
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 214 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781848131200
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3-017-9781848131200
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)371007705
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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