Discourse and blocked mourning – A Logics approach to Mexican Drug War Security Policy and the Peace and Reconciliation Forums

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dc.creator Hurtado Hurtado, Joshua
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-22T17:35:20Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-22T17:35:20Z
dc.date.issued 2018-12
dc.identifier.issn 2525-1112 es
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2133/13864
dc.description While there has been research focusing on security issues in Mexico in the context of the Mexican Drug War and the effects of violence on its population, little has been done to explore the relationship between public-official discourse, political practices and mourning at a societal level. Using the Logics of Critical Explanation (LCE) framework developed by Jason Glynos and David Howarth, and focusing on the notions of mourning and melancholia at a societal level, this paper argues that the conditions for mourning at a societal level have not been met in public-official discourse regarding the security policy and the Mexican Drug War, resulting in subjects experiencing blocked mourning. It views the Peace and Reconciliation Forums as a political logic that seeks to differentiate the approach taken by the incoming López Obrador administration in relation to security strategy formulation and attention tovictims and Human Rights’ groups. It also argues that while the forums themselves have some attributes that could pave the way for successful mourning to occur, a comprehensive set of practices needs to materialize that addresses the concerns of violence-affected subjects es
dc.format application/pdf
dc.format.extent 140-166 es
dc.language.iso spa es
dc.publisher SeIDeSoC es
dc.rights openAccess es
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/ar/ *
dc.subject Mourning es
dc.subject Regimes es
dc.subject Mexico es
dc.subject Logics of Critical Explanation es
dc.subject Peace and Reconciliation Forums es
dc.title Discourse and blocked mourning – A Logics approach to Mexican Drug War Security Policy and the Peace and Reconciliation Forums es
dc.type article
dc.type artículo
dc.type publishedVersion
dc.rights.holder Autor/es es
dc.relation.publisherversion www.perspectivasrcs.com es
dc.rights.text Licencia Creative Commons Atribución-NoComercial-CompartirIgual 4.0 Internacional es
dc.citation.title Perspectivas Revista de Ciencias Sociales es
dc.citation.volume Volumen: Año 3 No.6 es
dc.description.fil University of Essex, Turku School of Economics (TSE) es
dc.type.collection articulo
dc.type.version publishedVersion es


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