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Political violence in Colombia

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Published in New York, NY : Amnesty International .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Colombia.,
  • Political persecution -- Colombia.,
  • Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- Colombia.,
  • Human rights -- Colombia.,
  • Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1974-.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesColombia, political violence
    ContributionsAmnesty International.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16601047M
    ISBN 100939994879

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Political violence in Colombia. New York, NY: Amnesty International, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Disappearances, torture, and political assassination become common.

President Belisario Betancur Cuartas, a Conservative, initiates a peace process with the guerrilla and a general amnesty plan for all armed groups. The Patriotic Union (UP), the. Yet the Union Patriotica did not torture, kill, or "disappear" these people, nor force the death squads to do so, and therein lays the book's flawed premise.

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Despite endemic political violence, Colombia has one of the oldest electoral democracies in the Western Hemisphere.

In this long-awaited, indispensable study, author Steven L. Taylor argues that an understanding of Colombia’s political development requires understanding the evolution of its political parties and its electoral rules. This book deals both with the specifics of Colombia and.

Because of political violence and economic problems, Colombia received limited numbers of immigrants during the 19th and 20th centuries, mostly from the Middle East, Europe, and Japan.

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The landscape of their territorial control has simply changed, with the ELN, Autodefensa Gaitanista de Colombia and other armed groups spreading into areas once run by the FARC. Other political violence Political violence in Colombia book ticked up since the accord, too, including the targeted killing of.

Using Colombia as a case study, this book provides evidence that violence perpetrated by key actors of the conflict – the public armed forces and paramilitaries – has facilitated economic growth and processes of economic globalisation in Colombia (namely, international trade and foreign direct investment), with profoundly negative.

It had multiple warlord militias fighting across the country, it had gangs setting up roadblocks in the streets—incredible levels of political violence, regular violence, and so on.

And then, through a lot of these means of buying off warlords and so on, it created peace. Armed conflict. The armed conflict in Colombia emerged due to a combination of economic, political and social factors in the country.

Various organizations and scholars that have studied the conflict trace it back to a long history of political violence, a high social and economic inequality, the lack of strong state capable of providing for its citizens (especially in the rural and remote Location: Colombia.

Between Legitimacy and Violence is an authoritative, sweeping history of Colombia’s “long twentieth century,” from the tumultuous civil wars of the late nineteenth century to the drug wars of the late twentieth. Marco Palacios, a leading Latin American historian, skillfully blends political, economic, social, and cultural history.

Expanded new edition of an important study of the protracted violence in Colombia. This book examines the political, economic, and military factors that have contributed to decades of violent conflict in Colombia during one of the longest protracted civil wars in the world.

La Violencia (Spanish pronunciation: [la βjoˈlensja], The Violence) was a ten-year civil war in Colombia from tobetween the Colombian Conservative Party and the Colombian Liberal Party, fought mainly in the countryside. La Violencia is considered to have begun with the 9 April assassination of the popular politician Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, a Liberal Party presidential Location: Colombia.

Other political violence has ticked up since the accord, too, including the targeted killing of indigenous and Afro-Colombian activists. The FARC is not entirely defunct, either. Colombian research groups Fundación Ideas para la Paz and Insight Crime report that ever more former fighters are dissatisfied with the FARC’s reincarnation as.

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Violence, Conflict and Politics in Colombia. By Oquist, Paul. New York: Academic Press, Inc., and political considerations and that acknowledges the fundamental importance of regional diversity. Despite its obvious contributions, Oquist’s book has its weaknesses.

The chapters that trace the incidence of violence in Colombian history Cited by:   Growing up in Bogotá, Colombia, Asst. Prof. Angélica Durán Martínez was acutely aware of violence by criminals, left-wing guerrillas and right-wing paramilitaries – and of the cocaine trafficking that funded all the fighting.

While an undergraduate at the National University of Colombia, she studied participatory democracy and political theory. Indeed, Colombia is a country characterized as much by colossal disparities in personal wealth as by inescapable political violence. The war-ravaged nation includes both a Author: Steve Nathans-Kelly.

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Violence In Colombia provides students with a deeper understanding of the crisis facing Colombia today. The book focuses on the s, a decade that witnessed a strengthening of the oldest and largest guerrilla insurgency in the Americas and the emergence of a powerful paramilitary right.

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Drugs, Violence, and the Media of the People in the Colombian Amazon 2. Nation-building, One Voice at a Time: Citizens’ Communication in Montes de María 3. Radio, Resistance, and War in Madgalena Medio 4. Media Pioneers Respond to Armed Conflict 5.

Increasing levels of global conflict and political violence, as well as the higher profile of many 'simmering' confrontations, provide critical challenges for development theorists and practitioners.

While numerous countries have endured decades of armed conflict, others live under the permanent menace of political violence.

When peace accords are signed, economic and social violence often. Infamous for its political violence, Colombia has weathered a distinctive period of turmoil from roughly to This wave of political violence, defined by guerrilla and paramilitary strife, is already being studied by a range of interdisciplinary scholars Author: John W.

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