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Between the guerrillas and the state

MarГ­a Clemencia RamГ­rez

Between the guerrillas and the state

the cocalero movement, citizenship, and identity in the Colombian Amazon

by MarГ­a Clemencia RamГ­rez

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guerrillas,
  • Paramilitary forces,
  • State-sponsored terrorism,
  • Coca,
  • Cocaine industry,
  • Drug control

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaría Clemencia Ramírez ; translated by Andy Klatt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9019.C63 R36513 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24842746M
    ISBN 109780822350002, 9780822350156
    LC Control Number2011015674

    The underground and guerrillas are politico-military entities that may conduct both political and military acts, and which represent the ends of a spectrum between clandestine and overt resistance. The auxiliary represents a clandestine support structure for both the underground and guerrillas.   Following the surrenders of the organized Confederate troops in , many former Confederate guerrillas continued their bushwhacking ways and became infamous outlaws. The most notorious of these.

      “The Gringa” alternates between Leonora’s story and that of Andres, a novelist-turned-journalist who’s gone to Lima in to write the definitive feature about : Mark Athitakis. Recently declassified U.S. documents show that despite the legal limits and repeated public assurances by government officials, U.S. aid has blurred the lines between counterdrug and counterinsurgency to the point that the U.S. is on the brink of direct confrontation with the guerrillas and ever deeper involvement in Colombia's seemingly intractable civil conflict.

    The Rise (and Sometimes Fall) of Guerrilla Governments in Latin America Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley Georgetown University Guerrilla governments arise where landlord or central government authority has decayed. In such situations, the guerrillas often es-tablish a new "implicit social contract" with the . Gangs & Guerrillas The Complete Win A weak win, paradoxically, can be difficult to achieve, for both sides. This is usually less obvious to state decision makers than it is to the insurgents, who can expect to be acutely aware of the force disadvantage they face at the beginning of the game. The insurgencyCited by: 1.


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Between the Guerrillas and the State is an ethnographic analysis of the cocalero social movement that emerged from the uprising. María Clemencia Ramírez focuses on how the movement unfolded in the department (state) of Putumayo, which has long been subject to the de facto rule of guerrilla and paramilitary by: “Between the Guerrillas and the State is a rich and much-needed addition to our understanding of contemporary Colombia.” -- Robert Karl, Hispanic American Historical Review “ Between the guerrillas and the state book the Guerrillas and the State constitutes an insightful reminder that the 'political world' is rich with local and cultural meanings that are usually ignored in debates about public policy.”5/5(1).

Between the Guerrillas and the State is a brilliant study of neocolonialism at work in a very violent part of southern Colombia.” — Jean E. Jackson, co-editor of Indigenous Movements, Self-Representation, and the State in Latin America. Between the Guerrillas and the State: The Cocalero Movement, Citizenship, and Identity in the Colombian Amazon.

Ramírez, María Clemencia, Durham: Duke University Press, : Richard Kernaghan. Between the Guerrillas and the State: The Cocalero Movement, Citizenship and Identity on the Colombian Amazon, María Clemencia Ramírez (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, ) Diana Bocarejo Escuela de Ciencias Humanas, Universidad del RosarioAuthor: Diana Bocarejo.

Three parallel wars were fought in the latter half of the twentieth century in El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua, dividing opinion between US support for dictatorships and Soviet sponsorship of guerrillas.

This fascinating study is based on in-depth interviews with both guerrilla comandantes and political and military leaders of the time. This, along with The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War by Robert Kaplan, was a leading earlys analysis of the post-Soviet world, and spot-on in its conclusions.

In essence, he predicted future conflicts that would be far more chaotic, low-tech and complicated than what had happened before/5. Complete summary of V. Naipaul's Guerrillas. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Guerrillas. The term; guerrilla, has been used to refer “little war” in Spanish.

These small, mobilised and revolutionary forces can only withstand the stronger and larger forces through guerrilla warfare.

In other words, lightly armed small forces mostly utilise asymmetrical warfare techniques against belligerent state’s conventional army. Guerrillas compose of a certain number of militant groups. Between the Guerrillas and the State: The Cocalero Movement, Citizenship, and Identity in the Colombian Amazon.

Guerrilla Warfare (Spanish: La Guerra de Guerrillas) is a military handbook written by Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. Published in following the Cuban Revolution, it became a reference for thousands of guerrilla fighters in various countries around the : Che Guevara.

guerrillas versus insurgents is very difficult for governments themselves to understand or to unpack. For many years, for example, the US State Department has maintained a list of foreign terrorist organizations.

And this is the list that Congress bases US laws. Unlike I, Rigoberta Menchú, which describes the guerrillas as liberation fighters, my Ixil sources tended to lump soldiers and guerrillas together as threats to their lives. Instead of being popular heroes, the guerrillas were, like soldiers, people with guns who brought suffering in their wake.

guerrilla warfare (gərĬl´ə) [Span.,=little war], fighting by groups of irregular troops (guerrillas) within areas occupied by the enemy.

When guerrillas obey the laws of conventional warfare they are entitled, if captured, to be treated as ordinary prisoners of war; however, they are often executed by their captors. The post-colonial state and Matebeleland:Regional perceptions of classic book, Violence and Memory chibwidos as a link between guerrillas and the mainstream civilian population.

"Guerrillas" is one of Naipaul's most complex books; it is certainly his most suspenseful, a series of shocks, like a shroud slowly unwound from a bloody corpse, showing the damaged--and familiar--face last.

The island now is infertile, crowded, reeking with gas fumes and the dust from the bauxite plant. Origins and Development of the Guerrillas 25 until there was at least one for each of Colombia’s fifty-odd depart-ments.4 A front is not a military unit of any particular size; it refers to a guer-rilla command operating in a geographic jurisdiction.

Within the front jurisdiction there are combat, support, and infrastructure ele-ments. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Origins of the Colombian Conflict A number of structural factors provide the backdrop for the emergence of armed conflict in Colombia.

A history of poverty, inequality, insecurity and a lack of state presence, especially in rural areas, feature highly among the long-term causes of. This book analyzes the relationship between African insurgencies and the local societies in which they are set, the organizational principles upon which the insurgencies are based, and the relationship between the insurgencies and the wider world, both regionally and s: 1.

It takes place typically not between armies, or e ven between an army of a state and its armed opposition in some easily defined guerrilla mo vement. The forces of both gov ernment and opposition.The Guerrillas on Mindanao. With all operations between SWPA and the Philippine guerrillas now channeled directly into the invasion planning of specific GHQ staff sections, the third phase of development was opened.

During this stage, the guerrillas emerged from their hideouts to take their places in battle beside the advancing American divisions.Insurgents vs.

Guerrillas vs. Terrorists Though distinguishing between guerrillas, insurgents, and terrorists may seem like a purely academic exercise, deeper analysis may reveal some extremely pragmatic understandings to help in combating each.

Doctrinally, we (DoD) define terrorism as “the calculated use of violence or threat ofFile Size: 15KB.