SPOTLIGHT: A gray area

  • Javier Auyero


This essay defines the “gray zone of politics” as the set of clandestine connections linking established political actors and perpetrators of violence. The “gray zone” defies easy distinctions between state and society.


Gray Zone Political Elite Gang Member Party Leader Electoral Competition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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