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Anti-drug policies in Colombia : successes, failures, and wrong turns

Author: Alejandro Gaviria; Daniel Mejia
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [2016]
Series: Vanderbilt University Center for Latin American Studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book compiles the most up-to-date research and evidence on the different dimensions of drugs and drugs policy in Colombia, a country that has done everything possible to fight illicit drug production and trafficking"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro Gaviria; Daniel Mejia
ISBN: 9780826520715 0826520715 9780826520722 0826520723
OCLC Number: 898273663
Notes: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: xi, 313 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface --
Introduction --
Dimension of the drugs problem in Colombia : production, trafficking and consumption --
The microeconomics of cocaine production and trafficking in Colombia / Daniel Mejia and Daniel Mauricio Rico --
Drug consumption in Colombia / Adriana Camacho, Alejandro Gaviria, and Catherine Rodriguez --
Policies for the reduction of supply and demand --
Anti-drugs policies under plan Colombia : costs, effectiveness and efficiency / Daniel Mejia --
Alternative development policies in Colombia (1982-2009) / Carlos Zorro-Sanchez --
Demand as a drama : the prevention and treatment of drugs use in Colombia / Jorge Larreamendy-Joerns and Maria Fernanda Vence --
International relations and anti-drugs policies in Colombia --
Colombia's multilateral drugs policy during the two Uribe administrations : toward prohibitionist activism in an era of detente / Sandra Borda --
Colombia and Europe face the drugs problem : disagreement yet cooperation / Muriel Laurent --
The role of illegal drugs in Colombian-US relations / Arlene Beth Tickner and Carolina Cepeda --
Legal and institutional aspects of the war against drugs --
The consumer's right to a "personal dose" and the war on drugs : a study of the policing of drug consumption in Bogota, Colombia / Julieta Lemaitre and Mauricio Albarracin --
The penal treatment of narcotics trafficking and associated crimes / Manuel Iturralde and Libardo Jose Ariza --
The fight against money laundering : institutions, results and disincentives / Carlos Caballero and Alfonso Amaya --
Institutions and narcotics trafficking --
Colombian institutions and narcotics trafficking : mutations and politics / Alvaro Camacho --
Illegal crops, political participation, and institutional trust / Miguel Garcia --
The failure of decentralization in the war against drugs / Juan Carlos Echeverry and Maria Paula Gomez --
Violent non-state actors and narcotics trafficking in Colombia / Arlene Beth Tickner, Diego Garcia, and Catalina Arreaza.
Series Title: Vanderbilt University Center for Latin American Studies series.
Other Titles: Políticas antidroga en Colombia.
Responsibility: edited by Alejandro Gaviria and Daniel Mejia ; translated by Jimmy Weiskopf.

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