Search results

1948 items
  1. Stub

    • Cedib e Inforpress Centroamericana
    01 April 1997
    Book

    Esta colección de artículos presenta los diferentes niveles de involucramiento militar en la guerracontra las drogas y sus implicaciones para la democracia y los derechos humanos en el hemisferio occidental.

  2. Democracy, Human Rights, and Militarism in The War on Drugs in Latin America

    01 April 1997
    Book

    The following essays present insights into the various levels of military involvement in the war on drugs and the implications of this involvement in terms of democracy and human rights in the Western hemisphere.

  3. Thumbnail

    Compassion and Calculation

    • David Sogge, Kees Biekart, John Saxby
    30 June 1996
    Book

    An exploration of the million dollar aid agency aid business, examining critical questions such as accountability, purpose, performance and power relations in this crucial sector.

  4. La democracia en las ciencias sociales latinoamericanas contemporaneas

    • Edgardo Lander, José Daniel González (Investigador asociado)
    26 January 1996
    Book

    El ensayo se trata de exponer y caracterizar globalmente los principales temas que se abordan hoy en el continente a propósito de la democracia con el objetivo de profundizarse una elaboración teórico y político de la idea de la democracia.

  5. Thumbnail

    The Democratisation of Disempowerment

    • Jochen Hippler
    01 October 1995
    Book
    The market-oriented democratisation of the Third World has been developed by Western powers as a policy that fuses both democratic rhetoric and support for more pluralist policies in the Third World, with the pursuit of Western interests.
  6. The WHO Cocaine Project

    03 March 1995

    In 1995 the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) announced in a press release the publication of the results of the largest global study on cocaine use ever undertaken. A decision in the World Health Assembly banned the publication of the study. The US representative threatened that "if WHO activities relating to drugs failed to reinforce proven drug control approaches, funds for the relevant programmes should be curtailed". This led to the decision to discontinue publication.

  7. Thumbnail

    El Proyecto Cocaína de la OMS

    03 March 1995

    cocaine-projectEn un comunicado de prensa emitido en 1995, la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y el Instituto Interregional de las Naciones Unidas para Investigaciones sobre la Delincuencia y la Justicia (UNICRI) dieron a conocer los resultados del que sería el estudio más extenso realizado hasta el momento sobre uso de cocaína en el mundo. La recomendación más importante sostiene que, la “OMS/PSA debe investigar los beneficios terapéuticos de la hoja de coca” y hace una amplia declaración sobre la necesidad de investigar el impacto sobre la salud a nivel individual y poblacional de las diferentes leyes y medidas de control de drogas.

  8. El límite de la civilización industrial

    • Edgardo Lander
    26 February 1995
    Book

    La religión del progreso universal parece estar montada sobre un dogma ubicado más allá de toda de discusión, posibilidad de duda, o refutación empírica. La noción del progreso continúa siendo probablemente la idea-fuerza más potente de la sociedad contemporánea.

  9. Thumbnail

    Crédits sans frontières:

    • Susan George, Fabrizio Sabelli
    12 November 1994
    Book

    Cet ouvrage, réalisé avec rigueur et sans concession, procède à un examen critique de la Banque mondiale, de sa culture propre et des intérêts qu'elle défend.

  10. Thumbnail

    Breaking Through

    • Joel Rocamora
    01 October 1994
    Book
    A book that narrates the history of the Communist Party of the Philippines and its members, with discussions about "national democrats" and the Left political discourse.
  11. Thumbnail

    Faith and Credit

    • Susan George, Fabrizio Sabelli
    13 June 1994
    Book

    An examination of the World Bank's policies and culture reveal a supranational, non-democratic and extremely powerful institution which functions much like the medieval Church or a monolithic political party, relying on rigid doctrine, hierarchy and a rejection of dissenting ideas to perpetuate its influence.

  12. Thumbnail

    The standard low dose of oral cocaine

    • Teobaldo Llosa
    31 December 1993

    publicationCoca tea has been used for the treatment of cocaine dependence. Two previous reports found that treatment that includes coca tea can be successful in controlling relapse to cocaine dependence. In the current study, coca tea plus counseling was used to treat cocaine dependence in 23 cocaine-addicted coca paste smokers seeking treatment at an outpatient clinic in Lima, Peru.

    application-pdfDownload the article (PDF)

  13. Thumbnail

    La ciencia y la tecnología como asuntos políticos

    • Edgardo Lander
    26 December 1992
    Book

    Los procesos científicos y tecnológicos se han convertido en asuntos políticos de importancia medular en las sociedades contemporáneas, como consecuencia de su capacidad para afectar y transformar todas las esferas de la vida.

  14. Thumbnail

    European Official Development Assistance to the Philippines

    • Joel Rocamora
    20 October 1992
    Book
    The studies in this book focus mainly on the period of the Corazon Aquino presidency. It was this period that European Overseas Development Assistance to the Philippines begun to increase significantly.
  15. Thumbnail

    The Debt Boomerang

    • Susan George
    10 June 1992
    Book

    In an unsettling but lucid critique, The Debt boomerang shows that we in the North must also pay the price of World bank and IMF policies that have accelerated deforestation, encouraged mass migrations, fuelled an expanding drug trade and heightened global instability and conflict.

  16. Thumbnail

    Coca and cocaine

    • Antony R. Henman
    05 October 1990

    publicationThis article examines alternatives to the War on Drugs through a comparative analysis of attitudes toward coca and cocaine in South America. Two regions of traditional coca use and cultivation -- northwest Amazonas state in Brazil and the department of Cusco in Peru -- are compared to highlight the differences between Peruvian and Brazilian attitudes toward coca and ethnic identity.

    application-pdfDownload the document (PDF)

  17. Thumbnail

    Coca and cocaine

    • Antony R. Henman
    11 January 1990

    publicationThis article examines alternatives to the War on Drugs through a comparative analysis of attitudes toward coca and cocaine in South America. Two regions of traditional coca use and cultivation -- northwest Amazonas state in Brazil and the department of Cusco in Peru -- are compared to highlight the differences between Peruvian and Brazilian attitudes toward coca and ethnic identity.

    application-pdfDownload the document (PDF)

  18. Development of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, 1971

    01 July 1989
    Paper

    The 196l Single Convention did not include so-called "psychotropic substances" such as amphetamines and barbiturates among the drugs controlled. The discussions on the scope of control were focused on plant-based drugs, such as cannabis, poppy cultivation, poppy straw, coca bush and coca leaves This document describes the development of an international instrument for the control of psychotropic substances.

  19. Thumbnail

    Drogas: distorsiones y realidades

    • Rosa Del Olmo
    30 June 1989

    publicationLa preocupación cada vez mayor por regular la producción, el tráfico y el consumo de una serie de sustancias alteradoras de la conciencia, más conocidas como drogas,ha variado a lo largo de los años, no tanto por la peligrosidad de estas sustancias, sino más bien por factores de tipo económico y político.

    application-pdfDescargar el artículo (PDF)

  20. Thumbnail

    Development of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, 1971

    01 January 1989

    publicationThe 196l Single Convention did not include so-called "psychotropic substances" such as amphetamines and barbiturates among the drugs controlled. The discussions on the scope of control were focused on plant-based drugs, such as cannabis, poppy cultivation, poppy straw, coca bush and coca leaves This document describes the development of an international instrument for the control of psychotropic substances.

    application-pdfDownload the document (PDF)

Pages