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Title Coca, cocaine, and the Bolivian reality / edited by Madeline Barbara Leons and Harry Sanabria.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 1997.

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Subject Coca industry -- Bolivia.
Cocaine industry -- Bolivia.
Drug traffic -- Bolivia.
Alt Name Leons, Madeline Barbara.
Sanabria, Harry.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 310 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-298) and index.
Contents Coca and cocaine in Bolivia : reality and policy illusion / Madeline Barbara Leons and Harry Sanabria -- Coca field as a total social fact / Alison L. Spedding -- Coca, cash, and cloth in Highland Bolivia : the Chapare transformations in a "traditional" Andean textile economy / Elayne Zorn -- Coca debate and Yungas landowners during the first half of the 20th century / Ana Maria Lema -- Cocataki, taki-coca : trade, traffic, and organized peasant resistance in the Yungas of Le Paz / Alison L. Spedding -- After the boom : income decline, eradication, and alternative development in the Yungas / Madeline Barbara Leons -- Discourse and practice of repression and resistance in the Chapare / Harry Sanabria -- Informal and illicit economies and the role of narcotrafficking / Carlos F. Toranzo Roca -- Environmental problems of coca cultivation / Hans Salm and Maximo Liberman -- Coca-cocaine issue in Bolivia : a political resource for all seasons / Kevin Healy -- Fighting drugs in Bolivia : United States and Bolivian perceptions at odds / Eduardo A. Gamarra -- Social impacts associated with Antidrug Law 1008 / Linda Farthing.
Note Print version record.
Summary "Edited volume of contributions from Bolivian, American, and British political scientists, development sociologists, anthropologists, and historians examines impacts of the coca/cocaine economy on Bolivian society and politics, and on the US, in recent years. Together these works constitute the most complete, updated collection of analyses about this controversial public policy issue affecting US/Bolivian relations"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57. http://www.loc.gov/hlas
ISBN 0585075700 (electronic bk.)
9780585075709 (electronic bk.)
0791434818
0791434826
OCLC # 42636715
Additional Format Print version: Coca, cocaine, and the Bolivian reality. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1997 0791434818 (DLC) 96045353 (OCoLC)35777375
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
1Coca and Cocaine in Bolivia: Reality and Policy Illusion / Madeline Barbara Leons, Harry Sanabria1
2The Coca Field as a Total Social Fact / Alison L. Spedding47
3Coca, Cash, and Cloth in Highland Bolivia: The Chapare and Transformations in a "Traditional" Andean Textile Economy / Elayne Zorn71
4The Coca Debate and Yungas Landowners During the First Half of the 20th Century / Ana Maria Lema99
5Cocataki, Taki-Coca: Trade, Traffic, and Organized Peasant Resistance in the Yungas of La Paz / Alison L. Spedding117
6After the Boom: Income Decline, Eradication, and Alternative Development in the Yungas / Madeline Barbara Leons139
7The Discourse and Practice of Repression and Resistance in the Chapare / Harry Sanabria169
8Informal and Illicit Economies and the Role of Narcotrafficking / Carlos F. Toranzo Roca195
9Environmental Problems of Coca Cultivation / Hans Salm, Maximo Liberman211
10The Coca-Cocaine Issue in Bolivia: A Political Resource for all Seasons / Kevin Healy227
11Fighting Drugs in Bolivia: United States and Bolivian Perceptions at Odds / Eduardo A. Gamarra243
12Social Impacts Associated with Antidrug Law 1008 / Linda Farthing253
 Bibliography271
 Contributors299
 Index303


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