Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru: Silencing Civil Society (Hardcover)

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Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru: Silencing Civil Society (Hardcover)

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The Shining Path was one of the most brutal insurgencies ever seen in the Western Hemisphere. Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru explores the devastating effects of insurgent violence and the state's brutal counterinsurgency methods on Peruvian civil society.
JO-MARIE BURT is Associate Professor of Government and Politics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA. She was a Fulbright Scholar and visiting researcher at the Catholic University of Peru in 2006, and she served as a research consultant for the Peruvian Truth and Justice Commission in 2002-2003. She is co-editor, with Philip Mauceri, of Politics in the Andes: Identity, Conflict, Reform (2004).
Product Details ISBN: 9780230600386
ISBN-10: 0230600387
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: May 9th, 2008
Pages: 286
Language: English