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Brienen, Marten W.

New Approaches to Drug Policies

Brienen, Marten W. - New Approaches to Drug Policies, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Marten W. Brienen, Jonathan D. Rosen

I. Case Studies

2. The Drug War’s Damaging Impact on Mexico and Its Neighbors
Ted Galen Carpenter

3. Trends in Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in Brazil
Marcelo Rocha e Silva Zorovich

4. The War on Drugs in Colombia: A History of Failure
Jonathan D. Rosen

5. Understated Yet Turbulent: Narcotics Trafficking and the Criminalization of Guinea-Bissau
Bradford R. McGuinn

II. Themes

6. Drug Trafficking and the Street: An Anthropological View
J. Bryan Page

7. Delinquency and Drug Use in the US
Roger G. Dunham, Ana Maria Lobos

8. The Gang-Drug Nexus: Violence, FBI Safe Streets Task Force
Susan A. Phillips

9. A Resounding Success or a Disastrous Failure: Re-examining the Interpretation of Evidence on the Portuguese Decriminalization of Illicit Drugs
Caitlin Elizabeth Hughes, Alex Stevens

III. Policy SolutionS

10. Drug Use Among American Adolescents: An Examination of Prevention and Intervention Programs
Km K. O’Neal, Steven L. West

11. The Legalization Debate: Mapping Change and Trends in the United States
Hamm Samir Kassab

12. A Change in the Approach to the Drug Problem in the Americas
Betty Horwitz

13. Enough Is Enough: The Need for Prison Reform in the US
Jonathan D. Rosen, Vanessa Rayart

14. The “War on Drugs”: A Failed Paradigm
Fida Mohammad, Gregory Fulkerson

Keywords: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Criminology and Criminal Justice, general, Organized Crime, Social Policy, Crime and Society, Public Policy, Sociology, general

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
272 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137450999
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-56765-2

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