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The Andes in focus : security, democracy, and economic reform

  title={The Andes in focus : security, democracy, and economic reform},
  author={Russell C. Crandall and Guadalupe Paz and Riordan Roett},
Introduction: The Pursuit of Stability in the Andes - R. Crandall. Colombia: Staving Off Partial Collapse - J. Sweig and M. McCarthy. Bolivia: Democracy under Pressure - R. Orias. Peru: The Trauma of Post Democratic Consolidation - R. Orias. Venezuela: Revolutionary Changes under Chavez - J.C. Sainz. Ecuador: Democracy and Economy in Crisis - F. Rivera Velez and F. Ramirez Gallegos. U.S. Policy in the Andes: Commitments and Commitment Traps - M. Williams. From Drugs to Security: A New U. S… 
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    Reproductive biomedicine & society online
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