Blood and Capital : the Paramilitarization of Colombia
- Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 2014.
- Physical description
- 1 online resource (289 pages)
- Research in international studies. Latin America series.
- Hristov, Jasmin.
- Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction;
- 1: Neoliberalism or Neopoverty?;
- 2: The War on the Internal Enemy;
- 3: The Paraextension of the State's Coercive Apparatus;
- 4: The Debt to Humanity;
- 5: The Legalization of Illegality;
- 6: One of Colombia's "Internal Enemies";
- 7: Features of the New Para-Narco-State; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
- In Blood and Capital: The Paramilitarization of Colombia, Jasmin Hristov examines the complexities, dynamics, and contradictions of present-day armed conflict in Colombia. She conducts an in-depth inquiry into the restructuring of the state's coercive apparatus and the phenomenon of paramilitarism by looking at its military, political, and legal dimensions. Hristov demonstrates how various interrelated forms of violence by state forces, paramilitary groups, and organized crime are instrumental to the process of capital accumulation by the local elite as well as the exercise of poli.
- Political persecution > Colombia.
- Paramilitary forces > Colombia.
- Torture > Colombia.
- Political violence > Colombia.
- Human rights > Colombia.
- Colombia > Politics and government > 1974-
- HISTORY > Latin America > South America.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE > Human Rights.
- Human rights.
- Paramilitary forces.
- Political persecution.
- Politics and government
- Political violence.
- Publication date
- Research in International Studies, Latin America Series
- 9780896804661 (electronic bk.)
- 0896804666 (electronic bk.)