By Jasmin Hristov

The humans of Colombia have, for the final fifty years, been topic to a particular type of violence: paramilitarism. An embodiment of the underbelly of worldwide capitalist accumulation, this type of pervasive violence expresses the exacerbation of social inequalities and sophistication formation less than capitalism. In Paramilitarism and Neoliberalism, Jasmin Hristov theorises this severe expression in mild of compelled displacement, labour repression, subjugation of social routine, decentralisation of violence, drug trafficking and the emergence of a number of para-institutional armed actors throughout Latin America.

The actions of paramilitary teams within the post­demobilisation period, their involvement in human rights violations, and their multi­level help networks inside of significant country associations are documented, with a selected emphasis on violent dispossession and unlawful land appropriation that has benefited agroindustries and mining firms. Hristov engages in a Marxist political financial system technique, mixed with a world sociological point of view, taking into account an expansive and deep-reaching figuring out of paramilitarism as a phenomenon with many faces, finally illustrating the way it is more and more turning into the coercive counterpart of worldwide capital.

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