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Introduction

  • Marcelo Bergman
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Abstract

This introductory chapter reviews the central problems of narcotics in the region within the international context. It poses the central questions of the effect of the growing role of illegal drugs, and shows how it has affected the Latin American social, political and economic life. It summarizes the core arguments of the book, and briefly reviews the content of each chapter.

Keywords

gangsGangs cocaineCocaine marijuanaMarijuana Illegal Drug Problem Drug Business 
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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

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

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