Drug War American Style
  • Author : Jurg Gerber
  • Release Date : 08 April 2014
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 13 : 9781135689575

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Book Description: This collection of scholarly essays discusses the internationalization of American drug policy from a variety of perspectives and features articles on Hong Kong, Britain, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Drug War American Style

Drug War American Style

Author : Jurg Gerber,Eric L. Jensen
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Political Science
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This collection of scholarly essays discusses the internationalization of American drug policy from a variety of perspectives and features articles on Hong Kong, Britain, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland....

Drug War American Style

Drug War American Style

Author : Jurg Gerber,Eric L. Jensen
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Political Science
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This collection of scholarly essays discusses the internationalization of American drug policy from a variety of perspectives and features articles on Hong Kong, Britain, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland....

Drug War Heresies

Drug War Heresies

Author : Robert J. MacCoun,Peter Reuter,Professor in the School of Public Policy and the Department of Criminology Peter Reuter
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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(Publisher-supplied data) This book provides the first multidisciplinary and nonpartisan analysis of how the United States should decide on the legal status of cocaine, heroin and marijuana. It draws on data about the experiences of Western European nations with less punitive drug policies as well as new analyses of America's ...

Research Handbook on International Drug Policy

Research Handbook on International Drug Policy

Author : David R. Bewley-Taylor,Khalid Tinasti
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Genre : Social Science
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Analysing arguably one of the most controversial areas in public policy, this pioneering Research Handbook brings together contributions from expert researchers to provide a global overview of the shifting dynamics of drug policy. Emphasising connections between the domestic and the international, contributors illustrate the intersections between drug policy, human rights ...

Cocaine Trafficking in Latin America

Cocaine Trafficking in Latin America

Author : Sayaka Fukumi
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Political Science
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The post-Cold War world has seen the emergence of new kinds of security threats. Whilst traditionally security threats were perceived of in terms of military threats against a state, non-traditional security threats are those that pose a threat to various internal competencies of the state and its identity both home ...

A Drug War Carol

A Drug War Carol

Author : Susan W. Wells,Scott Bieser
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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In this graphic adaptation of the Dickens classic, Scrooge McCzar, Director of National Drug Control Policy, is visited by four ghosts, his own predecessor, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. The Ghosts relate the historic development and present state of the War on Drugs and argue for ...

Hawking Hits on the Information Highway

Hawking Hits on the Information Highway

Author : Laura L. Finley
Publisher : Peter Lang
Genre : Computers
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This book examines the phenomenon of online drug and drug paraphernalia sales, drug recipes, and information about drugs. Discussing the availability of products and advice regarding prescription drugs, steroids, and illicit drugs, the book also offers a profile of who is buying, selling, and sharing these products and this information. ...

The Routledge Handbook of European Criminology

The Routledge Handbook of European Criminology

Author : Sophie Body-Gendrot,Mike Hough,Klara Kerezsi,René Lévy,Sonja Snacken
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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This new book brings together some of the leading criminologists across Europe, to showcase the best of European criminology. This Handbook aims to reflect the range and depth of current work in Europe, and to counterbalance the impact of the – sometimes insular and ethnocentric – Anglo-American criminological tradition. The end-product is ...

Dependent America

Dependent America

Author : Stephen Clarkson,Matto Mildenberger
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Genre : Political Science
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This provocative work documents how Canada and Mexico offer the United States open markets for its investments and exports, massive flows of skilled and unskilled labour, and vast resource inputs - all of which boost its size and competitiveness - more than does any other US partner. They are also ...

Histories of Drug Trafficking in Twentieth Century Mexico

Histories of Drug Trafficking in Twentieth Century Mexico

Author : Wil G. Pansters,Benjamin T. Smith
Publisher : University of New Mexico Press
Genre : History
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This work brings together a new generation of drug historians and new historical sources to uncover the history of the drug trade and its regulations. While the US and Mexican governments developed anti-drug discourses and policies, which criminalized both high-profile traffickers and small-time addicts, these authorities also employed the criminals ...

International Drug Control

International Drug Control

Author : David R. Bewley-Taylor
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Law
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The first integrated analysis of the causes and effects of diverging views of drug use within the international community....

Bad Neighbor Policy

Bad Neighbor Policy

Author : Ted Galen Carpenter
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Genre : Political Science
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The domestic phase of Washington's war on drugs has received considerable criticism over the years from a variety of individuals. Until recently, however, most critics have not stressed the damage that the international phase of the drug war has done to our Latin American neighbors. That lack of attention has ...

Drug Courts

Drug Courts

Author : James L. Nolan
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
Genre : Law
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Drug courts offer offenders an intensive court-based treatment program as an alternative to the normal adjudication process. Begun in 1989, they have since spread dramatically throughout the United States. In this interdisciplinary examination of the expanding movement, a distinguished panel of legal practitioners and academics offers theoretical assessments and on-site empirical ...

Feminist Theories of Crime

Feminist Theories of Crime

Author : Merry Morash
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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This collection re-imagines the field of criminology with insights gleaned from feminist theory. Works included here illustrate that gender is a key organizing principle of social life. This means that men and women have gender, that patriarchy as well as gender must be theorized, and that other systems of oppression ...

A War on People

A War on People

Author : Jarrett Zigon
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : Social Science
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If we see that our contemporary condition is one of war and widely diffused complexity, how do we understand our most basic ethical motivations? What might be the aims of our political activity? A War on People takes up these questions and offers a glimpse of a possible alternative future ...