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The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia

Teo Ballvé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747533
eISBN:
9781501747564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747533.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book challenges the notion that in Urabá, Colombia, the cause of the region's violent history and unruly contemporary condition is the absence of the state. Although the book takes this locally ... More


Framing the issues

Thomas F. Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Benedikt Fischer, David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, María Elena Medina-Mora, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

in Drug Policy and the Public Good

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198818014
eISBN:
9780191859410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818014.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The use of psychoactive substances is commonplace in many parts of the world, despite the efforts of policymakers, government officials, public health advocates, and concerned citizens to prevent, ... More


The North American Idea: A Vision of a Continental Future

Robert A. Pastor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199782413
eISBN:
9780190252526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782413.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

In its first seven years, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) tripled trade and quintupled foreign investment among the US, Mexico, and Canada, increasing its share of the world economy. ... More


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