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Title The political economy of the drug industry : Latin America and the international system / edited by Menno Vellinga.
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2004.
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 Floor3  HV5810 .P65 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 350 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The political economy of the drug industry: its structure and functioning / Menno Vellinga -- Has Bolivia won the war? Lessons from Plan Dignidad / Eduardo A. Gamarra -- Questionable alliances in the war on drugs: Peru and the United States / Mariano Valderrama, Hugo Cabieses -- Illegal drugs in Colombia: from illegal economic boom to social crisis / Francisco E. Thoumi -- Mexico: drugs and politics / Luis Astorga -- The political economy of drugs in the Caribbean: problems without passports / Ivelaw L. Griffith -- The political economy of drug smuggling / Peter Reuter -- Post-Fordist cocaine: labor and business relations among Colombian dealers / Damián Zaitch -- Follow the money: anti-money-laundering policies and financial investigations / Ernesto Savona -- Perversely harmful effects of counter-narcotics policy in the Andes / Rensselaer Lee -- Diverging trends in global drug policy / Martin Jelsma -- Multilateral drug control / Sandeep Chawla -- The European Union and drug control: issues and trends / Tim Boekhout van Solinge -- Globalization and transnational organized crime: the Russian mafia in Latin America and the Caribbean / Bruce Michael Bagley -- The war against drugs and the interests of governments / Alain Labrousse -- Drugs and transnational organized crime: conceptualization and solutions / Ybo Buruma -- The drug industry, its economic, social, and political effects, and the options of intervention and control / Menno Vellinga.
Subject Cocaine industry -- Government policy.
Cocaine industry -- Latin America.
Related Names Vellinga, Menno.
ISBN 0813027012 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 53231340