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Andean Cocaine Industry

Andean Cocaine Industry - 96 edition

Andean Cocaine Industry - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780312176914

ISBN10: 0312176910

Andean Cocaine Industry by Patrick L. Clawson and Rensselaer W. III Lee - ISBN 9780312176914
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Palgrave
Published: 1996
International: No
Andean Cocaine Industry by Patrick L. Clawson and Rensselaer W. III Lee - ISBN 9780312176914

ISBN13: 9780312176914

ISBN10: 0312176910

Summary

Using never-before unearthed information culled from extensive field research, the authors here reveal the configuration of the drug industry in South America, from the original cultivation of coca to the sale of cocaine on the streets of the United States--and analyze the economic and political impact of the drug business on the Andean nations.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Abbreviations * Acknowledgments * Introduction *Part I: The Basics About Cocaine* Cocaine and The Andes *Part II: Cocaine Trafficking* The Medelliacute;n and Cali Cartels * The International Dimension: Colombians, Italians, and the European Market * Colombia’s Drug Negotiations *Part III: The Effects of Cocaine on the Andes* Coca and the Alternatives * Cocaine and Colombian Society * Relations with Guerillas * The Costs of the Cocaine Industry to Andean Society *Part IV: What Can Be Done?* Effects of Counternarcotics Efforts in Latin America on US Cocaine Abuse * Where Do We Go From Here? * Appendices * Notes * Select Bibliography * Index Abbreviations * Acknowledgments * Introduction *Part I: The Basics About Cocaine* Cocaine and The Andes *Part II: Cocaine Trafficking* The Medelliacute;n and Cali Cartels * The International Dimension: Colombians, Italians, and the European Market * Colombia’s Drug Negotiations *Part III: The Effects of Cocaine on the Andes* Coca and the Alternatives * Cocaine and Colombian Society * Relations with Guerillas * The Costs of the Cocaine Industry to Andean Society *Part IV: What Can Be Done?* Effects of Counternarcotics Efforts in Latin America on US Cocaine Abuse * Where Do We Go From Here? * Appendices * Notes * Select Bibliography * Index
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