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Arrangements of convenience: violent non-state actor relationships and citizen security in the shared borderlands of Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela

Abstract:

Borderlands are critical security zones but remain poorly understood. In regions plagued by drug violence and conflict, violent groups compete for territorial control, cooperate in illegal cross-border activities, and substitute for the functions of the state in these areas. Despite undermining physical security, fuelling fear, and challenging the state’s sovereignty, the exact modi operandi of these groups are little known.

Against this backdrop, this thesis explores how d...

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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:5c8e5068-4de8-4a53-bdab-1f847f438f05
Local pid:
ora:12046

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