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Illegal Markets and the Demand for Illegal Substances

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Abstract

  • This chapter analyzes from the political-economy perspective the effects prohibition of illegal drugs had in the region, and how the illegal markets are structured. It explains why violence rises, why the demand for drugs is persistent, and what role play Latin American nations in the global illegal drugs trafficking.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Latin American Studies on Insecurity & ViolenceNational University of Tres de FebreroBuenos AiresArgentina

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