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Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges to Democracy

Bruce M. Bagley

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the major trends in drug trafficking and organized crime in the region. It explores the consequences of the U.S.-led war on drugs in the Americas and provides an excellent ... More


Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the major trends in drug trafficking and organized crime in the Americas in the twenty-first century. We have compiled a list of leading experts in the field. The book explores ... More


Seeking Out the State: Organized Crime, Violence, and Statetropism in the Caribbean

Lilian Bobea

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines drug trafficking and organized crime in the Caribbean in the twenty-first century. This region has re-emerged as a major actor in drug trafficking. This work highlights the role ... More


Under (Loose) Control: Drug Trafficking in Argentina in Times of Paradigm Change

Khatchik Derghougassian and Glen Evans

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines drug trafficking in Argentina as well as the role of Argentina in the regional and international drug industry, focusing particularly on consumption. The work also examines the ... More


Analytical Conclusions: The Search for Alternative Drug Policies in the Americas

Bruce M. Bagley and Jonathan D. Rosen

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter highlights the major lessons of the volume and examines the various challenges that exist in the future. The chapter also proposes several policy options.


The Vicious Cycle: The Resurgence of Drug Production and Drug Trafficking in Peru

Marten W. Brienen and Jonathan D. Rosen

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter explores the major trends of drug trafficking in Peru in the twenty-first century, focusing on the challenges that Peru faces in 2014. This work highlights the consequences of the U.S. ... More


Controlling the Southern Maritime Approaches with an Isolationist Strategy

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the historic US policy of isolationism in the Western Hemisphere. It begins with a vignette about the U.S. Coast Guard cutter seized a submersible vessel (a rudimentary ... More


Transnational Criminology: Trafficking and Global Criminal Markets

Simon Mackenzie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529203783
eISBN:
9781529203820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203783.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Trafficking is a form of transnational crime that involves the illicit movement of goods and people around the world. Such global criminal markets take a variety of forms, and this book reviews six ... More


Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Jana Arsovska

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The expansion of organized crime across national borders has become a key security concern for the international community. This book examines some of the most widespread myths about the so-called ... More


Introduction: Ethnic Mob on the Rise

Jana Arsovska

in Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

By 2003 ethnic Albanian organized crime reached its height on the agendas of many Western countries. International and governmental agencies have depicted Albanian organized crime as an emerging and ... More


Jim Crow Organized Crime: Black Chicago’s Underground Economy in the Twentieth Century

Will Cooley

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the historical evolution of Chicago’s African American underground economy. During the first decades of the twentieth-century games of chance associated with cards and dice were ... More


The Long Arm of the Law

Kal Raustiala

in Does the Constitution Follow the Flag?: The Evolution of Territoriality in American Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195304596
eISBN:
9780197562413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195304596.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

Rene Martin Verdugo-Urquidez was driving in San Felipe, Mexico on a winter’s day in 1986 when he was stopped by several Mexican police officers. The officers arrested Verdugo-Urquidez, placed him ... More


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