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Trafficking Cocaine : Colombian Drug Entrepreneurs in the Netherlands - Damien Zaitch

Trafficking Cocaine

Colombian Drug Entrepreneurs in the Netherlands

Paperback Published: 31st July 2002
ISBN: 9789041118844
Number Of Pages: 335

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This study is based on five years of ethnographic fieldwork with Colombian drug traffickers (traquetos) in The Netherlands and Colombia. The author has uncovered the social world of traquetos: how and why they get involved in illicit activities, the nature of their work, and how they organize their businesses. This book will be valued by criminologists, social scientists, drug researchers, policymakers, organized crime scholars, and by those interested in Colombia, Latino immigrants' issues, and the cocaine business.

List of
Tables and Figures
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Domain of Cocaine Emergence
Impact and Organisation of Drug Entrepreneurs in Colombia
White Shipment
Sour Transactions
The Dutch Cocaine Market in European Perspective
With a Cross on the Forehead
Colombian Migrants in the Netherlands
Crossing and Crowning
Colombian Cocaine Smugglers and Importers in the Netherlands
Sly Traquetos
Safe Houses and Salsa Dealers
Colombian Cocaine Wholesalers and Retailers in the Netherlands
Bad Reputations
Cocaine
Prostitution and Illegal Immigrants
Flexible Affairs
Labour and Business Relations amongst Colombian Dealers
The Ambiguity of Violence
Secrecy and Trust
Conclusions
Map of Colombia
Cocaine relevant cases in the Netherlands
Overview of informants
Glossary
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9789041118844
ISBN-10: 9041118845
Series: Studies of Organized Crime
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 335
Published: 31st July 2002
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.49