How anthropologist Anna Tsing, deploy mushrooms as a metaphor for how life may regrow in capitalist ruins. Is this the approach we need to investigate the entanglement of illicit drug economies in conflict-affected borderlands, asks Eric Gutierrez?
This common assumption doesn’t always hold true. Eric Gutierrez looks to the real problems: inequality, marginalisation and exclusion.
The paradox of illicit economies: survival, resilience, and the limits of development and drug policy orthodoxy
This paper maps out an approach to examine the resilience that has emerged amidst violence and uncertainty in illicit-crop-producing territories.