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Review – Drug War Capitalism

Review – Drug War Capitalism

Dawn Paley’s book captures the opportunistic capacity of neoliberal decision-makers to advance policy agendas through the War on Drugs in Latin America.

Border Thinking and Vulnerability as a Knowing Otherwise

Border Thinking and Vulnerability as a Knowing Otherwise

Border subjectivities are central for a critical re-thinking of the dominant epistemologies of IR as embodied epistemic sites of enunciation in their own right.

Interview – Robert J. Bunker

Interview – Robert J. Bunker

Robert J. Bunker discusses the greatest lessons learned from counterinsurgency, forms of insurgencies, and what is being done to counter Latin American cartels and gangs.

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

Review – MIKTA, Middle Powers, and New Dynamics of Global Governance

By being one of the few scholarly texts to focus on the MIKTA, Jongryn’s edited volume is a substantial contribution to global governance literature.

Chapo ‘El Bandito’ Alger

Chapo ‘El Bandito’ Alger

If we come to see the drug epidemic as the health issue it is, el Chapo may become a genuine pop-cultural icon for the masses, not just a hackneyed Mexican ‘Robin Hood’.

Review – Land and Freedom

Review – Land and Freedom

An excellent piece of comparative scholarship that pulls no critical punches when it comes to addressing the contradictions which underlie these rural movements.

The Forgotten Story of ‘Me Llamo Martina Sola’

The Forgotten Story of ‘Me Llamo Martina Sola’

Outside of Latin America telenovelas are perceived as a generic product. But each country possesses a unique form of telenovela, identifiable by its stylistic attributes.

NAFTA’s Future and Regional Security Cooperation

NAFTA’s Future and Regional Security Cooperation

The ultimate fate of NAFTA might be that the forces it has unleashed – mass migrations and transnational organized crime – are too powerful and destabilizing to contain.

The Developing World’s Tragic Engagement with Microcredit

The Developing World’s Tragic Engagement with Microcredit

The microcredit model has tragically failed. Governments now need to establish community-based financial institutions that can promote sustainable pro-poor development.

New Media and Latin American Violent Movements

New Media and Latin American Violent Movements

Social media have enabled Latin American violent movements to share their stories, whether this be the nobility of their causes or the extravagance of their lifestyles.

How to End Mexico’s Drug War

How to End Mexico’s Drug War

Mexico cannot afford to address its drug war with failed strategies. There is no alternative to state building. But this is a long term challenge which requires resources and high levels of political will.

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