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Colombia: The Emergence of a New Producer

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

in The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the emergence of Colombia as an opiate producer during the 1970s. It suggests that some of the factors that contributed to the development of the opiate industry in Colombia are ... More


The Search for Paradigms as a Hindrance to Understanding

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the kind of cognitive style that hinders, or promotes, understanding. The topic is introduced with a critical look at two books that exemplify opposite styles—one a study of the ... More


Musical ImagiNation: U.S-Colombian Identity and the Latin Music Boom

Maria Elena Cepeda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716915
eISBN:
9780814772904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716915.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Long associated with the pejorative clichés of the drug-trafficking trade and political violence, contemporary Colombia has been unfairly stigmatized. This study of the Miami music industry and ... More


In/security in Colombia: Writing Political Identities in the Democratic Security Policy

Josefina A. Echavarria

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079856
eISBN:
9781781702185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079856.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on geo- and biopolitical analyses, this book reconsiders how security policies and practices legitimate state and non-state violence in the Colombian conflict, and uses the case study of the ... More


The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a study of the role of regions in the development of modern nations in Latin America. It focuses on the Colombian Caribbean between 1870 and 1950. It examines the achievements and ... More


“Because I’m Neither Gringa nor Latina”: Conceptualizing Multiple Identities Within Transnational Social Fields

Débora Upegui-Hernández

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores how Colombian and Dominican children of immigrants living in New York City negotiate multiple identities, selves, cultures, and histories within transnational social fields. ... More


The Work of Recognition: Caribbean Colombia and the Postemancipation Struggle for Citizenship

Jason McGraw

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617862
eISBN:
9781469617886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book presents a history of African-descended Colombians during the post-emancipation period. The book chronicles the history of Afro-Colombians—particularly along the Caribbean coast of ... More


Prologue The Colombian Caribbean: An Overview

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Colombian Caribbean, defined here by the borders of the former sovereign states of Bolivar and Magdalena, covers an area of 132,279 square kilometres, or more than 11 percent of the national ... More


Agriculture

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 1869, the Governor of Barranquilla observed that given the scarcity of labour and the limited knowledge of farming methods, developing agriculture in the province was a most difficult task. ... More


Cattle

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In spite of its significance to the economy of the Colombian Caribbean, the livestock industry has been neglected in the historiography. This chapter revises stereotypes about the cattle industry in ... More


Town and Countryside

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Rural life in the Colombian Caribbean did not revolve only around crops and livestock. Alongside an overwhelmingly rural picture — where farms were gradually turning into villages and villages into ... More


Transport

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyses the problems of transport in the Colombian Caribbean. First, it looks at developments in the Magdalena river: if river navigation was originally a natural means of ‘integrating’ ... More


Politics, the Region, and the State

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the extent to which the Colombian Caribbean showed distinct political behaviour. It looks at the relationship between the Caribbean Coast and the central state, and at the ways ... More


Conclusion

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Colombian Caribbean experienced significant changes between 1870 and 1950, while it was a major contributor to the national economy. The region supplied the Andean interior with food and raw ... More


Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Bettina Ng'weno

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

People of African descent living in the Colombian Andes had long been struggling, as peasants and workers, for political participation and equal citizenship. When the 1991 Colombian Constitution ... More


Forgotten Peace: Reform, Violence, and the Making of Contemporary Colombia

Robert A. Karl

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293922
eISBN:
9780520967243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293922.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines Colombian society's attempt to move beyond the Western Hemisphere's worst mid-century conflict and shows how that effort molded notions of belonging and understandings of the past. ... More


Westward from Vinland: An Immigrant Saga by Hjalmar Holand

David M. Krueger

in Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696918
eISBN:
9781452952444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696918.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One outlines the immediate aftermath of Ohman’s discovery of the Kensington Rune Stone in 1898 and also situates the rune stone in the history of Scandinavian immigrant fascination with ... More


Building Citizenship in the Face of Violence: Opportunities for the Agency and Participation of Children in Colombia

A. Hart and Rocio Mojica

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

In many countries there has recently been a dramatic change in the way children are viewed by many of the agencies that work with them. One major change is the increasing recognition that vulnerable ... More


Spanish in New York: Language Contact, Dialectal Leveling, and Structural Continuity

Ricardo Otheguy and Ana Celia Zentella

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737406
eISBN:
9780199918621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737406.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The more than 2 million predominantly bilingual Spanish speakers from different parts of Latin America who live in New York City make it an ideal setting to study language contact and dialectal ... More


Introduction

Jason McGraw

in The Work of Recognition: Caribbean Colombia and the Postemancipation Struggle for Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617862
eISBN:
9781469617886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617862.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The book frames Colombia in the half century after 1850 as a post-emancipation story in order to reveal citizenship as the ... More


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