The Political Logic of Violence: The assassination of social leaders in the context of authoritarian local orders in Colombia | References

by Juan Albarracín, Juan Pablo Milanese, Inge Helena Valencia and Jonas Wolff | See publication

The spotlight was created in connection with the following study:

Juan Albarracín, Juan Pablo Milanese, Margarita Navarro, Inge Helena Valencia & Jonas Wolff (2020): La lógica política de los asesinatos de líderes sociales: Autoritarismo competitivo local y violencia en el posacuerdo, Bogotá: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/bueros/la-seguridad/16811.pdf
 

1 See http://www.indepaz.org.co. For a current overview, see the most recent report by the International Crisis Group, “Leaders under Fire: Defending Colombia‘s Front Line of Peace”, https://www.crisisgroup.org/latin-america-caribbean/andes/colombia/82-leaders-under-fire-defending-colombias-front-line-peace.

2 For an overview of the debate in German, see: Sophie Rähme (2019): Kolumbiens Gewalt-Frieden. Zum Anstieg der Gewalt gegen soziale Aktivisten und Aktivistinnen seit dem Friedensabkommen 2016, PRIF Report 3/2019, https://www.hsfk.de/fileadmin/HSFK/hsfk_publikationen/prif0319.pdf.

3 For one of many examples, see: Ana Arjona (2016): Rebelocracy: Social Order in the Colombian Civil War. New York: Cambridge University Press.

4 For an overview with a focus on Latin America, see: Juan Albarracín and Nicholas Barnes (2020): “Criminal Violence in Latin America”, Latin American Research Review 55: 2, 397-406.

5 Levitsky, Steven/Way, Lucan A. (2010): Competitive Authoritarianism: Hybrid Regimes after the Cold War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

6 For an account of this in German, see: Jonas Wolff (2020): “Kolumbien: Der Frieden bringt neue Konflikte”, Welt-Sichten, 4/5-2020, 52-55, https://www.welt-sichten.org/artikel/37491/kolumbien-der-frieden-bringt-neue-konflikte.

7 On this, see also: Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín, Margarita Marín, Diana Machuca, Mónica Parada, and Howard Rojas (2020): “Paz sin garantías: el asesinato de líderes de restitución y sustitución de cultivos de uso ilícito en Colombia”, Estudios Socio-jurídicos 22: 2, 1-58.