INDEX
Abreu, Fabio, 200
abuse of power, 40, 49, 60–61, 70, 152, 188
Acción Cultural Popular, 71, 82
Acción Democrática, 18
accountability: absence of mechanisms
for, 234, 238; horizontal, 154–55, 231,
235, 240; lack of, in state institutions,
192–93, 130; police lack of, 48–49, 123,
208; vertical, 235, 241
Acercamientos, 68, 78–79
activist politics, 29, 43, 108–9, 111, 114–18,
120–21, 152
adolescents. See youth
Afghanistan, 6, 106
Africa, 31, 112, 197, 230, 247, 258
African National Congress, 230, 241
Afro-Brazilians, 222
Afro-Latinos, 13
agrarian elites, 39, 43
Air Force, 94, 214
Albro, Rob, 24
alienation, 54, 222, 233
Alvarez, Juan José, 127
Alvito, Marcos, 221–23
American Sociological Association, 128
Amigos dos Amigos, 207, 212
Amor Dorado, 184, 186
Amor y Paz, 186
Alianza Nacional Popular (anapo, Co-
lombia), 71, 81–82, 106
Andean region, 86, 218, 237, 261
anthropology: conditional authoritari-
anism and, 34n25; ‘‘discourse of de-
mocracy’’ and, 5–17; evolution of
social movements and, 24–25; institu-
tional criminality and, 123; inter-
culturalism and, 76; looting behavior
and, 126; violence in Latin American
politics and, 4–5, 231; violent plural-
ism in context of, 28–29, 31, 254–56
anti-communists, 104, 106
antinarcotics e√orts, 1, 16, 92–95, 102,
198, 216
Antioquia (Colombia), 29; massacre in, 64,
67, 69–74, 78–79, 82n20, 113, 250, 263
apartheid, 230, 241
Arauca (Colombia), 99
Argentina: clandestine political connec-
tions in, 108–9, 113, 116, 130–31, 249,
261; collective violence and democracy
in, 128–30; economic liberalization in,
35; history of, 7; human rights organi-
zations in, 158n3, 159nn4–5; institu-
tional response to state violence in,
134–48, 159n7, 160n16, 160n19; lootings
in, 116–19; military junta in, 240n1;
police and media in, 148–52, 159n6,
159n9; state violence in, 18, 133–58,
158nn2–3, 159n8, 230; violent plural-
ism in, 22, 26, 29, 152–58, 258
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