Colombia's Political Economy at the Outset of the Twenty-First Century: From Uribe to Santos and Beyond - Security in the Americas in the Twenty-First Century (Hardback)
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Colombia's Political Economy at the Outset of the Twenty-First Century: From Uribe to Santos and Beyond - Security in the Americas in the Twenty-First Century (Hardback)

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Hardback 354 Pages / Published: 01/07/2015
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This volume examines Colombia's political economy at the outset of the twenty-first century. A group of leading experts explores various issues, such as drug trafficking, organized crime, economic performance, the internal armed conflict, and human rights. The experts highlight the various challenges that Colombia faces today. This volume is a major contribution to the field and provides a current panorama of the Colombia conflict.

Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739192924
Number of pages: 354
Weight: 649 g
Dimensions: 236 x 162 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The well-edited and accessible articles by leading U.S. and Colombian experts collected in this timely volume recognize those [Colombia's] achievements but also maintain a sharp focus on the country's remaining challenges. . . .Readers of this volume will be ably guided through these topics and others, including Colombian foreign policy and the contributions and sins of U.S. policy and diplomacy in Colombia. * Foreign Affairs *
I can't think of a more star-studded collection of essays analyzing the last fifteen years in Colombian history, politics, security, and economics. Essential must-reads for students, policymakers and any practitioner with an eye toward understanding this complex, challenging and compelling country. A tour-de-force. -- Julia E. Sweig, Senior Research Fellow, LBJ School of Public Affairs, UT Austin
Rosen and Bagley have done a masterful job of collecting superb contributions from top scholars and policy analysts in the Americas. From Canada to Colombia, the editors have selected authors who provide readers with excellent insights on Colombia. This collection provides some of the best discussions of contemporary Colombia during the presidencies of Uribe and Santos. This comprehensive discussion includes analyses of the economy, politics, the security situation, foreign policy, and other critical policy challenges. It is a must read for scholars, students, and those in the policy community. -- Jennifer S. Holmes, University of Texas at Dallas
This is a remarkable volume with contributions by lead researchers on the most important policy issues in Colombia. It provides a broad view of the Colombian conundrum and it will be a required reference for anybody interested in researching or understanding that country. -- Francisco Thoumi, International Narcotics Control Board

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