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Violence in Colombia

Charles Bergquist

Violence in Colombia

The Contemporary Crisis in Historical Perspective (Latin American Silhouettes)

by Charles Bergquist

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by SR Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence in Society,
  • Conflict Resolution,
  • Sociology,
  • Contemporary Politics,
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Violence,
  • Political activism,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Social history,
  • 20th century,
  • Colombia,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRicardo Penaranda (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8237550M
    ISBN 100842023690
    ISBN 109780842023696

    La Violencia (Spanish pronunciation: [la βjoˈlensja], The Violence) was a ten-year civil war in Colombia from to , between the Colombian Conservative Party and the Colombian Liberal Party, fought mainly in the countryside.. La Violencia is considered to have begun with the 9 April assassination of the popular politician Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, a Liberal Party presidential Location: Colombia. 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.

    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. GBV background in Colombia. According to the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences in Colombia, women were killed by their husbands or partners and nea cases of domestic violence were reported in alone Other sources report an even higher incidence of domestic violence.

    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. 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.


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Violence in Colombia by Charles Bergquist Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 Violence in Colombia book 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 large 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.

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 book in the field, citing “the outstanding quality of the research and.

“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.

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.

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. 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.

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:   BOGOTA — Colombia’s new law on femicide is a key step to combat violence against women, but forensic experts and prosecutors will need to.

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.

Violence associated with Colombia’s internal armed conflict has forcibly displaced more than million Colombians, generating the world’s second largest population of internally displaced. 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.

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. 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/).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.