Networks, territory and local government in the Amazon region

Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering in the Amazon Region. Geoeconomic and Geopolitical Effects

The drug problem and the recycling of profits derived from the drug trade and correlated activities is a truly complex problem, involving a complex set of interactions played out in different albeit connected scales of organisation.Thus, the study of a particular country or region cannot be isolated from other levels of analysis. Our purpose is (Leia mais…)

Financial Flows and Drug Trafficking in the Amazon Basin

Lia Osorio Machado This work examines some geographical effects of drug trafficking in the Amazon basin. From the symbiotic relationship between the organizations running the illicit drug trade and the banking and financial system, the author develops a methodology based on the role of networks in today’s political economy. [Link] Machado, L. O. 1998. Financial (Leia mais…)

Urban clusters in the south-center area of Rondonia

Bernardo Cardoso de Castro Study of the urban cluster formed along the last 30 years of human settlement in the South-Center area of Rondônia in the Brazilian Amazon region, and of the spatial role played by pioneer cities established in this area. Starting with the concept of urban systems as opened systems, similar process among (Leia mais…)

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