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With a new president and an old party, Mexico faces uncertain future
Enrique Peña Nieto was elected Mexico's president promising to curb the country's drug-related violence.
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Los Que Se Quedan (Those Who Remain) Film Screening
March 10, 2011
A screening of the documentary "Los Que Se Quedan (Those Who Remain)" and a conversation among the film's co -director, Carlos Hagerman and Stanford's Larry Diamond and Beatriz Magaloni.
Violence, Drugs and Governance: Mexican Security in Comparative Perspective
October 3, 2011
On October 3-4, 2011, the Stanford University Program on Poverty and Governance at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and the Center for International Security and...
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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An Impact Evaluation of the Pacifying Police Units (UPPs)
BACKGROUNDSince 2008, Rio de Janeiro has implemented a new public security policy called the “Pacification”, a police strategy with full support from the Federal government that aims to improve the...
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Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Professor, Political Science
Edgar Franco Vivanco
Doctoral Candidate, Political Science