"Architectures, spaces, and territories of illicit drug trafficking in Colombia and Mexico"

"This research applies an interdisciplinary approach to the bidirectional relationship between illicit drug trafficking activities (specifically, cocaine and opioid trafficking in Colombia and Mexico) and the architectures, spaces, and territories in which they are located. Certain spaces that...

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Autores Principales: "Aschner, Juan Pablo, Montero, Juan Carlos"
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: SAGE Publications Ltd 2020
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23779
https://doi.org/10.1177/1741659020910212
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spelling ir-10336-237792020-06-03T22:15:14Z "Architectures, spaces, and territories of illicit drug trafficking in Colombia and Mexico" "Aschner, Juan Pablo Montero, Juan Carlos" Architecture Cocaine Colombia Drugs Heroin Mexico Spatial thinking Territory Trafficking "This research applies an interdisciplinary approach to the bidirectional relationship between illicit drug trafficking activities (specifically, cocaine and opioid trafficking in Colombia and Mexico) and the architectures, spaces, and territories in which they are located. Certain spaces that determine or are determined by the actions of drug trafficking organizations are described, analyzed, and classified based on various methodologies and the use of academic, official, and press information. In addition, case studies are reconstructed using architectural and geographic representation mechanisms to exemplify and illustrate the main arguments. The paper examines the three stages of activity that constitute the illegal drug economy: production (involving the placement of crop fields and laboratories), distribution (which entails exploitation of mobility infrastructure), and cross-cutting activities in relation to drug trafficking support spaces. The research provides an articulated interpretation of the various drug trafficking activities from a spatial perspective, the characterization of spaces that are important to criminal organizations and to the performance of their activities, and insights into the spatial thinking strategies and tactics associated with drug trafficking. © The Author(s) 2020." 2020 2020-05-26T00:05:19Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 17416590 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23779 https://doi.org/10.1177/1741659020910212 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf SAGE Publications Ltd instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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language Inglés (English)
topic Architecture
Cocaine
Colombia
Drugs
Heroin
Mexico
Spatial thinking
Territory
Trafficking
spellingShingle Architecture
Cocaine
Colombia
Drugs
Heroin
Mexico
Spatial thinking
Territory
Trafficking
"Aschner, Juan Pablo
Montero, Juan Carlos"
"Architectures, spaces, and territories of illicit drug trafficking in Colombia and Mexico"
description "This research applies an interdisciplinary approach to the bidirectional relationship between illicit drug trafficking activities (specifically, cocaine and opioid trafficking in Colombia and Mexico) and the architectures, spaces, and territories in which they are located. Certain spaces that determine or are determined by the actions of drug trafficking organizations are described, analyzed, and classified based on various methodologies and the use of academic, official, and press information. In addition, case studies are reconstructed using architectural and geographic representation mechanisms to exemplify and illustrate the main arguments. The paper examines the three stages of activity that constitute the illegal drug economy: production (involving the placement of crop fields and laboratories), distribution (which entails exploitation of mobility infrastructure), and cross-cutting activities in relation to drug trafficking support spaces. The research provides an articulated interpretation of the various drug trafficking activities from a spatial perspective, the characterization of spaces that are important to criminal organizations and to the performance of their activities, and insights into the spatial thinking strategies and tactics associated with drug trafficking. © The Author(s) 2020."
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Montero, Juan Carlos"
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Montero, Juan Carlos"
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title "Architectures, spaces, and territories of illicit drug trafficking in Colombia and Mexico"
title_short "Architectures, spaces, and territories of illicit drug trafficking in Colombia and Mexico"
title_full "Architectures, spaces, and territories of illicit drug trafficking in Colombia and Mexico"
title_fullStr "Architectures, spaces, and territories of illicit drug trafficking in Colombia and Mexico"
title_full_unstemmed "Architectures, spaces, and territories of illicit drug trafficking in Colombia and Mexico"
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url https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23779
https://doi.org/10.1177/1741659020910212
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