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The political economy of narcotics : production, consumption and global markets, Julia Buxton

Label
The political economy of narcotics : production, consumption and global markets
Title
The political economy of narcotics
Title remainder
production, consumption and global markets
Statement of responsibility
Julia Buxton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This scholarly examination of the worldwide web of narcotics today provides students, social workers, health providers, law enforcement officers and policy makers with an up-to-date, overall exploration of the world of drugs. Vast resources are pumped into the 'war on drugs'. But in practice, prohibition has failed. Narcotics use continues to rise, while technology and globalisation have made a whole new range of drugs available to a vast consumer market. Where wealth and demand exist, supply continues to follow. Prohibition has failed to stem consumption and production, criminalised social groups, impeded research into alternative medicine and disease, promoted violence and gang warfare, and impacted negatively on the environment. The alternative is a humane policy framework that recognizes the incentives to produce, traffic and consume narcotics
Cataloging source
DLC
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Buxton, Julia
Dewey number
363.45
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5801
LC item number
.B85 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Drug control
  • Drug abuse
  • Narcotics
  • Drug control
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug traffic
  • Drogues
  • Drogue, Lutte contre la
  • Toxicomanie
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug control
  • Globalisierung
  • Rauschgift
  • Drogues
  • Drogues
Label
The political economy of narcotics : production, consumption and global markets, Julia Buxton
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Intoxicating substances in historical perspective -- The role of drugs in global society -- Opium and empire -- The Chinese opium market -- 2. The drift to regulation and the idea of prohibition -- Drug consumption in the Western market -- The advent of control : Britain and America contrasted -- The US modernization experience : tension and protest -- The alcohol prohibition movement and experience -- 3. From regulation to control : the internationalization of drug prohibition -- The anti-opium campaign in Britain -- Enter America : the anti-opium campaign of the US government -- The Shanghai Conference of 1909 and its impact -- 4. The beginnings of international drug control -- From principle to policy -- Evaluating the early drug control system -- Domestic drug control -- 5. The post-war international drug control regime -- The United Nations and drug control -- The post-war model : prohibition victory? -- Rebellion and division within the drug control system -- 6. Trends in drug consumption -- The knowledge gap -- Patterns of controlled drug use -- Consumption dynamics in the 2000s
  • 7. Trends in cultivation and production -- Supply controls phase 1 : opiates, supply reduction and the rise of the Golden Triangle -- Supply controls phase 2 : supply expansion and the Golden Crescent -- Coca and cocaine -- The manufacture and supply of other controlled drugs -- The traffic in and traffickers of controlled drugs -- 8. Accounting for failure : the problem of prohibition -- The limits of prohibition -- The economics of the drug trade -- 9. Accounting for failure 2 : institutions and policy -- Alternative development -- Research : a hostile environment -- Demand-side neglect -- By way of a conclusion : institutional crisis and decline -- 10. The political impact of drugs and drug control -- The importance of state presence -- Anti-drug responses : more harm than good? -- United States : the heart of the problem -- Full circle : more harm than good? -- 11. HIV/AIDS and intravenous drug use -- The epidemiology of HIV/AIDS -- The rise of the post-Soviet drug problem -- IDU-related sub-epidemics : the global picture -- From IDUs to broader infection -- Conclusion -- 12. International drug control and HIV/AIDS -- Harm reduction and injecting drug use -- Injecting drug use and prisons -- Opposition to harm reduction -- A problem caused by drug control? -- Conclusion
  • 13. Cultivation and drug production : the environmental costs -- The greening of the drugs issue -- The environmental costs of narcotic plant cultivation -- Drug production and the environment -- Drugs and the environment : a credible debate? -- Conclusion -- 14. Anti-drug policies and the environment : the role of chemical fumigation -- US fumigation strategies in historical context : the Mexican experience -- Contemporary fumigation strategies : Plan Colombia -- The impact of chemical fumigation with Glyphosate -- The politics of fumigation -- By way of a conclusion -- 15. The new magic bullet : bio-control solutions -- The evolution of the mycoherbicide strategy -- The Fusarium debate -- The direction of mycoherbicide research -- The politics of mycoherbicides -- The challenge of US unilateralism -- Conclusion -- 16. A note on hemp -- A brief history of hemp -- The economic causes of hemp's decline -- The political causes of hemp's decline -- The contemporary hemp revolution -- Conclusion -- By way of a conclusion
Control code
ocm67361573
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 246 pages
Isbn
9781842774465
Lccn
2006044049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o67361573
  • (OCoLC)67361573
Label
The political economy of narcotics : production, consumption and global markets, Julia Buxton
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Intoxicating substances in historical perspective -- The role of drugs in global society -- Opium and empire -- The Chinese opium market -- 2. The drift to regulation and the idea of prohibition -- Drug consumption in the Western market -- The advent of control : Britain and America contrasted -- The US modernization experience : tension and protest -- The alcohol prohibition movement and experience -- 3. From regulation to control : the internationalization of drug prohibition -- The anti-opium campaign in Britain -- Enter America : the anti-opium campaign of the US government -- The Shanghai Conference of 1909 and its impact -- 4. The beginnings of international drug control -- From principle to policy -- Evaluating the early drug control system -- Domestic drug control -- 5. The post-war international drug control regime -- The United Nations and drug control -- The post-war model : prohibition victory? -- Rebellion and division within the drug control system -- 6. Trends in drug consumption -- The knowledge gap -- Patterns of controlled drug use -- Consumption dynamics in the 2000s
  • 7. Trends in cultivation and production -- Supply controls phase 1 : opiates, supply reduction and the rise of the Golden Triangle -- Supply controls phase 2 : supply expansion and the Golden Crescent -- Coca and cocaine -- The manufacture and supply of other controlled drugs -- The traffic in and traffickers of controlled drugs -- 8. Accounting for failure : the problem of prohibition -- The limits of prohibition -- The economics of the drug trade -- 9. Accounting for failure 2 : institutions and policy -- Alternative development -- Research : a hostile environment -- Demand-side neglect -- By way of a conclusion : institutional crisis and decline -- 10. The political impact of drugs and drug control -- The importance of state presence -- Anti-drug responses : more harm than good? -- United States : the heart of the problem -- Full circle : more harm than good? -- 11. HIV/AIDS and intravenous drug use -- The epidemiology of HIV/AIDS -- The rise of the post-Soviet drug problem -- IDU-related sub-epidemics : the global picture -- From IDUs to broader infection -- Conclusion -- 12. International drug control and HIV/AIDS -- Harm reduction and injecting drug use -- Injecting drug use and prisons -- Opposition to harm reduction -- A problem caused by drug control? -- Conclusion
  • 13. Cultivation and drug production : the environmental costs -- The greening of the drugs issue -- The environmental costs of narcotic plant cultivation -- Drug production and the environment -- Drugs and the environment : a credible debate? -- Conclusion -- 14. Anti-drug policies and the environment : the role of chemical fumigation -- US fumigation strategies in historical context : the Mexican experience -- Contemporary fumigation strategies : Plan Colombia -- The impact of chemical fumigation with Glyphosate -- The politics of fumigation -- By way of a conclusion -- 15. The new magic bullet : bio-control solutions -- The evolution of the mycoherbicide strategy -- The Fusarium debate -- The direction of mycoherbicide research -- The politics of mycoherbicides -- The challenge of US unilateralism -- Conclusion -- 16. A note on hemp -- A brief history of hemp -- The economic causes of hemp's decline -- The political causes of hemp's decline -- The contemporary hemp revolution -- Conclusion -- By way of a conclusion
Control code
ocm67361573
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 246 pages
Isbn
9781842774465
Lccn
2006044049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o67361573
  • (OCoLC)67361573

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