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The Beheading of Criminal Organizations and the Dynamics of Violence in Mexico’s Drug War [June 2015]
In 2006 the Mexican government launched an aggressive campaign to weaken drug-trafficking organizations (DTOs).
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Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence
April 28, 2015
CONFERENCE OVERVIEWThe heavy presence of youth and young adults in the world of criminality is an issue that has been gaining increasingly more attention in the agendas of policymakers and...
The Economic Consequences of Drug Trafficking Violence in Mexico
April 11, 2013
Abstract: The levels of violence in Mexico have dramatically increased in the last few years due to structural changes in the drug trafficking business.
CDDRL-CISAC Special Seminar: The Logic of Violence in Drug Wars: Cartel-State Conflict in Mexico, Brazil and Colombia
March 1, 2013
Abstract: Why have militarized crackdowns on drug cartels had wildly divergent outcomes, sometimes exacerbating cartel-state conflict, as in Mexico and, for decades, in Brazil, but sometimes...
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