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The Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics Editor’s Preface to the Fall Edition An Overview of the On its Role Forming A Two-Colombia Model: How the “Hidden Colombia” Emerges with Qualitative Analysis

@inproceedings{Benton2012ThePS,
  title={The Pi Sigma Alpha Undergraduate Journal of Politics Editor’s Preface to the Fall Edition An Overview of the On its Role Forming A Two-Colombia Model: How the “Hidden Colombia” Emerges with Qualitative Analysis},
  author={Mikaela Benton and Maddy Starr and Lily Blake and Mary Thibodeau and Lauren Butler and Jewel Tillman and Caroline French and Ashley Vann and Kara Friske and Annie Waddell and Lily Harkes and Lisa M. Weber and Maggie Harsh and Alexandra Woodcook and Sara Moretti and Charlotte Woodham and Erin Smith},
  year={2012}
}
At first glance, state stability seems to be on the rise in Colombia; however, closer examination gives rise to a two-Colombia model. The “Visible Colombia” is represented by the currently available statistical data, while the “Hidden Colombia,” lost in the statistical aggregation, emerges through qualitative analysis. This paper analyzes rural poverty and cocaine profitability across three Colombian departments to better understand the “Hidden Colombia.” Evidence suggests a correlation between… 

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