Politics and Crime

Photo: Female fighters in Congolese rebel groups, Matchbox Media Collective / flickr.com

CRU’s research in the field of politics and crime focuses on the effect that licit and illicit power structures and have on statebuilding and peacebuilding processes, with a specific focus on transnational and local organised criminal networks.

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PublicationsConflict and Fragility

Social movement organization under cartel rule in rural Guatemala

17 March 2017 - 15:17

Organised criminal networks such as those involved in drug trafficking have become a major repressive actor in Latin America. What is the effect of these diffuse licit and illicit power structures on states and citizens in the modern world?

PublicationsConflict and Fragility
PublicationsConflict and Fragility
PublicationsConflict and Fragility
PublicationsConflict and Fragility