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The Resource Drug cartel and gang violence in Mexico and Central America : a concise introduction, edited by Robert O. Kirkland

Drug cartel and gang violence in Mexico and Central America : a concise introduction, edited by Robert O. Kirkland

Label
Drug cartel and gang violence in Mexico and Central America : a concise introduction
Title
Drug cartel and gang violence in Mexico and Central America
Title remainder
a concise introduction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert O. Kirkland
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Drug Cartel and Gang Violence in Mexico and Central America: A Concise Introduction gives readers an overview of the issues associated with drugs, cartels, and gangs in Mexico and Central America. The readings are based on years of field research and interviews with regional leaders and local actors." -- back cover
  • "The history of Mexican drug cartels and their growth within the context of one hundres years of United States drug policy." -- back cover
  • "The central role corruption plays in facilitating drug trafficking while simutaneously debilitating the Mexican state's efforts to confront them" -- back cover
  • "The rise of mexican community-based crime fighting efforts as a reposnse to the absence of formal security appparatuses."-- back cover
  • "The changing role of Central American gangs-[articularly in their relationship with Mexican drug-trafficking organizations." -- back cover
Cataloging source
KUK
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6439.M6
LC item number
D78 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kirkland, Robert O.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug traffic
  • Drug traffic
  • Gangs
  • Gangs
  • Organized crime
  • Organized crime
Label
Drug cartel and gang violence in Mexico and Central America : a concise introduction, edited by Robert O. Kirkland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 70-75)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Patricio Asfura-Heim and Ralph Espach
  • Four
  • Central American Gangs: Changing Nature and New Partners
  • Douglas Farah
  • One
  • Mexican Cartels: A Century of Defying U.S. Drug Policy
  • Ioan Grillo
  • Two
  • Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Violence in Mexico
  • Stephen D. Morris
  • Three
  • The Rise of Mexico's Self-Defense: vigilante Justice South of the Border
Control code
ocn906029081
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 75 pages
Isbn
9781634870399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)906029081
Label
Drug cartel and gang violence in Mexico and Central America : a concise introduction, edited by Robert O. Kirkland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 70-75)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Patricio Asfura-Heim and Ralph Espach
  • Four
  • Central American Gangs: Changing Nature and New Partners
  • Douglas Farah
  • One
  • Mexican Cartels: A Century of Defying U.S. Drug Policy
  • Ioan Grillo
  • Two
  • Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Violence in Mexico
  • Stephen D. Morris
  • Three
  • The Rise of Mexico's Self-Defense: vigilante Justice South of the Border
Control code
ocn906029081
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 75 pages
Isbn
9781634870399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)906029081

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