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“Contributes significantly to the literature, but it especially stands out in its logical organization, comprehensive coverage, broadly multidisciplinary approach, and systematic and comparative analysis.”—Waltraud Queiser Morales, Latin Americanist

“Strong in organization, multidisciplinary approach, and comparative analysis, this volume is a comprehensive overview of the Andean drug problem.”—Choice

Chapter List

List of Tables and Figures

1. Introduction and Overview

Part I. The Illegal Drug Industry’s History and Structure
2. Psychoactive Drug Perceptions and Attitudes in the United States and the Andean Countries
3. The Socioeconomic Dimensions of Illegal Drug Production
4. The Development and Structure of the Illegal Drug Industry in the Andes

Part II. The Effects of the Andean Illegal Drug Industry
5. The Size of the Illegal Drug Industry
6. Economic, Environmental, Social, and Political Effects of the Drug Industry
7. The Illegal Drug Industry’s Effects in Colombia
8. The Illegal Drug Industry’s Effects in Bolivia and Peru

Part III. Country Vulnerability to Illegal Drugs
9. Illegal Drugs, Violence, and Social Differences

Part IV. Antidrug Policies
10. The Nature of the Drug Policy Problem
11. Policy Case Studies of Alternative Development in Bolivia and International Cooperation in Colombia
12. A Short Survey of Antidrug Policies in the Andes and Policy Conclusions 

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