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Violence in Colombia

Building Sustainable Peace and Social Capital (World Bank Country Study)

by World Bank

  • 64 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by World Bank Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Political subversion,
  • Violence in society,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Political Science,
  • Colombia,
  • Social capital (Sociology),
  • Conflict Resolution,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Violence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9387800M
    ISBN 100821343831
    ISBN 109780821343838

      As Kimberly Theidon’s research in Colombia shows, some pastors try to help parishioners reimagine masculinity during transitions from violence. In Turbo, Colombia in , a pastor said in his. Protesting Political Violence in Colombia’s Oil Capital, – Luis van Isschot. Critical Human Rights Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus, Series Editors “A major contribution to scholarship on Colombian violence and human rights, and a substantial contribution . As I write in my new book on the counter-insurgency efforts leading up to the peace deal, there were already clear signs that neutralizing the FARC would not end Colombia’s year armed conflict.. A complex conflict. What Colombians call “el conflicto” – the conflict – was never a simple two-way fight of everyone versus the FARC.   Colombia, Violence and Are Colombia’s monumentally moneyed percent the titular “Lucky Ones” of Julianne Pachico’s mesmerizing book? .

    Annette Idler will discuss the findings of her timely new book, Borderland Battles: Violence, Crime, and Governance at the Edges of Colombia’s War (Oxford University Press, ). The post–cold war era has seen an unmistakable trend toward the proliferation of violent non-state groups-variously labeled terrorists, rebels, paramilitaries.


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For much of Colombia’s history, local violence was linked to the two main political parties, the Conservative and Liberal parties. Until the Constitution, 20th-century Colombia operated under rules that gave the president of the country the right to appoint all local and state executives.

Violence In Colombia provides students with a deeper understanding of the crisis facing Colombia today. The book focuses on the s, a decade that witnessed a strengthening of the oldest and largest guerrilla insurgency in the Americas and the emergence of a powerful paramilitary right/5(4).

&;The remarkable strength of this book is its lucid, intelligent, artful narratives. Chapter after chapter, Karl takes scattered local and national actors and creates a stunningly integrated and compelling story about what he conceives of as the rise and fall of an effort at forging a national peace in Colombia during the complex period of to Cited by: 8.

The fact is that Colombia already has an active, indeed, a hyperactive and engaged civil society. In fact, violence throughout Colombian history has come in Violence in Colombia book part from the activities of non-governmental civil society organizations, from political parties and vigilantes to paramilitary groups and drug cartels.

Violence In Colombia provides students with a deeper understanding of the crisis facing Colombia today. The book focuses on the s, a decade that witnessed a strengthening of the oldest and largest guerrilla insurgency in the Americas and the emergence of a powerful paramilitary right.

The decade also saw a dramatic rise in homicide, kidnapping, and human rights violations that made. Between Legitimacy and Violence is an authoritative, sweeping history of Colombia’s “long twentieth century,” from the tumultuous civil wars of the late nineteenth century to the drug wars of the late twentieth.

Marco Palacios, a leading Latin American historian, skillfully blends political, economic, social, and cultural history. Violence and migration in Colombia. Washington, D.C.: Hemispheric Migration Project, Center for Immigration Policy and Refugee Assistance, Georgetown University, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Murillo-Castaño; Marta Herrera.

“Robert Karl’s new book is a significant achievement. This fine-grained political history demonstrates that Colombia’s multiple chronologies of violence can only be understood by attending first to the regional.”—Hispanic American Historical Review“ a seamless tapestry of interwoven narratives this is a powerful and beautiful book.

"A Century of Violence in a Red City achieves its historically informed anthropology through Gill’s long-time engagement with the city’s activists and her deep knowledge of Latin American history Gill’s book helps us understand contemporary Colombia and is essential reading for anyone seeking to comprehend popular struggle in Latin.

This year, she published the results in her first book, "The Politics of Drug Violence: Criminals, Cops, and Politicians in Colombia and Mexico" (Oxford University Press).

Recently, the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime named it the year’s best Violence in Colombia book in the field, citing “the outstanding quality of the research and. Despite its obvious contributions, Oquist’s book has its weaknesses.

The chapters that trace the incidence of violence in Colombian history from colonial times to the twentieth century are simplistic, even reductionist, in by: Colombia: Violence & the media Have the country's media helped or hindered the search for peace. A group from Colombia's National University give their answer.

To uncover the roots of the violence which has brought Colombia to the verge of civil war, the Minister of the Interior, Dr Fernando Cepeda Ulloa, called on the help of National University. Armed conflict.

The armed conflict in Colombia emerged due to a combination of economic, political and social factors in the country. Various organizations and scholars that have studied the conflict trace it back to a long history of political violence, a high social and economic inequality, the lack of strong state capable of providing for its citizens (especially in the rural and remote Location: Colombia.

Indeed, Colombia is a country characterized as much by colossal disparities in personal wealth as by inescapable political violence. The war-ravaged nation includes both a Author: Steve Nathans-Kelly. Despite endemic political violence, Colombia has one of the oldest electoral democracies in the Western Hemisphere.

In this long-awaited, indispensable study, author Steven L. Taylor argues that an understanding of Colombia’s political development requires understanding the evolution of its political parties and its electoral rules. This book deals both with the specifics of Colombia and.

Dwellers of Memory is an ethnographic study of how urban youth in Colombia came to be at the intersection of multiple forms of political, drug-related, and territorial violence in a country undergoing forty years of internal armed conflict.

It examines the ways in which youth in the city of Medellin reconfigure their lives and, cultural worlds in the face of widespread by: The leftist ELN became Colombia’s largest guerrilla group after the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, disbanded following a peace agreement with the government in September As I write in my new book on the counter-insurgency efforts leading up to the peace deal, there were already clear signs that neutralizing the FARC.

Get this from a library. Dwellers of memory: youth and violence in Medellín, Colombia. [Pilar Riaño Alcalá] -- "Dwellers of Memory is an ethnographic study of how urban youth in Colombia came to be at the intersection of multiple forms of political, drug-related, and territorial violence in a country.

Domestic violence in Colombia, although prohibited by law, remains a serious the s, Colombia has started to tackle this problem. Article 42 of the Constitution of Colombia provides that “Family relations are based on the equality of rights and duties of the couple and on the mutual respect of.

Colombiano is an account of the horrific violence endured by the citizens of Colombia in their decades old civil war fought between the government and the socialist terrorist organization FARC. There are paramilitary groups also involved who are supposedly on the side of the government, but are really just another set of terrorists, as /5.

Downloadable. In this paper we analyse the impact of civil conflict on domestic violence in Colombia and find that higher conflict intensity increases the likelihood of women to become a victim of domestic violence. The idea behind this is that the experience of conflict changes behaviour, attitude and culture.

As an observable outcome of this change in behaviour we look at domestic violence. Reform, Violence, and the Making of Contemporary Colombia (Violence in Latin American History #3) By Robert A. Karl. University of California Press,pp.

Publication Date: Ma Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (3/28/). Colombia - Colombia - The growth of drug trafficking and guerrilla warfare: The process of change brought with it new political, economic, and social problems, which stemmed from uneven development, unequal gains, and a growing perception that the benefits of higher income were not widely shared.

Since limited progress has been made on those issues; however, the Colombian economy has. A accord with the FARC guerrillas was supposed to end Colombia's year civil war. But a deadly car bomb in Bogotá shows that armed insurgents still threaten the South American country.

Kirk Bowman. Book: Short Walks from Bogotá: Journeys in the New Colombia Author: Tom Feiling Review by: Kirk Bowman, Jon R. Wilcox Professor of Soccer and Global Politics, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech; Founder and Director, Rise Up & Care Colombia is likely the most interesting country of Latin America and a beacon of optimism and hope in a rather dreary.

Violence provoked a coup and several years of military rule—an aberration for Colombia. Historian Robert A. Karl's exceptional new book, Forgotten peace, recounts efforts to end the pattern of violence. As Karl notes, Colombia's history is marked by an unusual combination: relative democracy and staggering levels of internal : Tom Long.

Because of political violence and economic problems, Colombia received limited numbers of immigrants during the 19th and 20th centuries, mostly from the Middle East, Europe, and Japan. More recently, growth in the oil, mining, and manufacturing sectors has attracted increased labor migration; the primary source countries are Venezuela, the US.

The current U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory at the date of this report’s publication assesses Colombia at Level 2, indicating travelers should exercise increased caution due to crime and terrorism.

Do not travel to Arauca, Cauca (except Popayan), Chocó (except Nuquí), Nariño, and Norte de Santander (except Cucuta) departments due to crime and terrorism. This is not just counterintuitive - it is extraordinary.

In this book, Oliver Kaplan explores cases from Colombia, with extensions to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and the Philippines, to show how and why civilians influence armed actors and limit by: Violence in Colombia: A Timeline.

Tweet. Violence erupts in the countryside between followers of a Conservative Party oligarchy seeking to reclaim ancestral lands and followers of the reformist Liberal Party, seeking to defend its land reforms of the previous two decades.

Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, a populist leader of the Liberal Party. Political violence as a proportion of overall criminal violence in Colombia is relatively small: perhaps twelve-fifteen percent of the total homicides in Colombia in recent years have been.

Violentology: A Manual of the Colombian Conflict. (Umbrage, ) documents Colombia’s internal armed conflict. This book focuses on human rights and on the struggle of Colombian civilians to resist the violence, often at great risk to their own lives.

Life at the Crossfire: An Introduction to Colombia's Violence and Its Context 1. Drugs, Violence, and the Media of the People in the Colombian Amazon 2. Nation-building, One Voice at a Time: Citizens’ Communication in Montes de María 3.

Radio, Resistance, and War in Madgalena Medio 4. Media Pioneers Respond to Armed Conflict 5. Books. Violence In Colombia provides students with a deeper understanding of the crisis facing Colombia today.

The book focuses on the s, a decade that witnessed a strengthening of the oldest and largest guerrilla insurgency in the Americas and the emergence of a powerful paramilitary right.

The decade also saw a dramatic rise in homicide, kidnapping, and human rights violations that made. When people think about violence in Colombia, the drug kingpin Pablo Escobar or the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia’s (FARC) guerrillas might come to. throwing stones at the moon: narratives from colombians displaced by violence Edited by Sibylla Brodzinsky and Max Schoening with a Foreword by Ingrid Betancourt For nearly five decades, Colombia has been embroiled in internal armed conflict among guerrilla groups, paramilitary militias, and the country’s own military.

Violence In Colombia provides students with a deeper understanding of the crisis facing Colombia today. The book focuses on the s, a decade that witnessed a strengthening of the oldest and largest guerrilla insurgency in the Americas and the emergence of a powerful paramilitary right.

The greatest violence is committed by paramilitaries or criminal does not mean that guerrillas have not committed violence against LGBT people. 06 The motives of the perpetrators focus on social and economic control, including the "extermination of the immoral" and "the abnormal".

Civilization and violence are not necessarily the antagonists we presume-with civilization taming violence, and violence unmaking civilization. Focusing on postindependence Colombia, this book brings to light the ways in which violence and civilization actually intertwined and reinforced each other in the development of postcolonial capitalism.

Colombia – Sexual violence Case prepared by Ms. Sophie Bobillier, Master student at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva, under the supervision of Professor Marco Sassòli and Ms.

Yvette Issar, research assistant, both at the University of Geneva. Book Description Table of Contents Editor(s) Book Description The signing of the peace agreements between the FARC-EP and the Colombian Government in late November has generated new prospects for peace in Colombia, opening the possibility of .Civilization and violence are not necessarily the antagonists we presume-withcivilization taming violence, and violence unmaking civilization.

Focusing on postindependence Colombia, this book brings to light the ways in which violenceand civilization actually intertwined and reinforced each other in the development of postcolonial capitalism.This book analyzes and explains the ways in which major developing world cities respond to the challenge of urban violence.

The study shows how the political projects that cities launch to confront urban violence are shaped by the interaction between urban political economies and patterns of armed territorial control. It introduces business as a pivotal actor in the politics of urban violence.