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Drug wars

by Margaret O. Hyde

  • 209 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Drug control -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Drug abuse.,
    • Drug control.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the current drug scene, the level to which drug abuse has risen, and the efforts being made to control drug dealing and drug use.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [97]) and index.

      StatementMargaret O. Hyde.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5825 .H89 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 103 p. ;
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2214490M
      ISBN 100802769004, 0802769012
      LC Control Number89037548

      Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico’s Drug Wars by Sylvia Longmire Published by Macmillan, New York pp. “Nea people have already lost their lives in the drug wars south of the border, and now the cartels are moving their operations north into the United States.”. Drug Wars I Witness War. Reading Level: Interest Level: Product type: Library Bound Book. This volume takes a closer look at the people affected by the drug trade and the efforts being made to combat it. The book includes firsthand stories, critical thinking questions, and a summative activity, all with the aim of showing the human.

        A round halfway through Johann Hari’s new book, where liberalising measures have pointed to a way out of the drug wars’ current stupidities. The title of Chasing the Scream is a. Author Don Winslow talks about his book series on the drug wars in America. Bull & Fox. Thursday, April 9th. Author Don Winslow talks about his series of books .

      The Drug Wars have been fought on British streets for decades, bringing destruction, corruption and violence in their wake. Yet it is a story that remains fundamentally untold. Until now. In this groundbreaking book, former undercover police officer Neil Woods, who risked his life infiltrating some of the UK's most vicious gangs, pieces. The story of Kiki Camarena has taken many forms. It has been a cover story in Time magazine, and it has been a book by Elaine Shannon, titled "Desperados," with a telling subtitle: "Latin Drug.


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Drug Wars is a guide to the current landscape, a roadmap for reform, and a warning of what is to come. It should be read by policymakers, academics, patients, and anyone else concerned with the soaring costs of prescription by: 1.

Drug Wars is an engaging cultural studies history of opium, marijuana, and cocaine. Drug Wars is an often brilliant but always challenging monograph whose central thesis is that drug enforcement cannot be segregated from issues of state power and economic interest.

This book merits serious attention from scholars, policy analysts, and lawmakers. Drug Wars is a very important book, an eye opener and shocking on many levels, highly recommended. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United Kingdom.

Top international reviews Lee Ealing. out of 5 stars Writer has a chip on his shoulder/5(73). There is no discussion of the way that similar drug prohibition laws in Latin America have caused several governments to nearly Drug wars book.

(Similar books, like Gray's "Drug Crazy" actually did just that and his whole book was pages shorter than this book.) 3. The book covers a period of about 20 years, and it does so by: Drug Wars: The Camarena Story is a TV mini-series based on Elaine Shannon’s book Desperados and the Time magazine article of the same name.

It was directed by Brian Gibson and starred Steven Bauer, Miguel Ferrer, Benicio del Toro, Treat Williams and Craig T. was the second most Drug wars book NBC mini-series of the year following The Kennedys [citation needed] and was followed up in Directed by: Brian Gibson. The Children of the Drug Wars.

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Chasing the Scream is an absolute gem, and I honestly feel that it's one of the best examinations of drug policy that I've read. Hari examines the Johann Hari sets out to answer some of our most pressing questions about “the war on drugs” in his book Chasing the Scream/5. The Drug Wars in America, – argues that the US government has clung to its militant drug war, despite its obvious failures, because effective control of illicit traffic and consumption were never the critical factors motivating its adoption in the first by: 5.

Inaugurated inAmerica's "War on Drugs" is just the most recent skirmish in a standoff between global drug trafficking and state power. From Britain's nineteenth-century Opium Wars in China to the activities of Colombia's drug cartels and their suppression by U. S.-backed military forces today, conflicts over narcotics have justified imperial expansion, global capitalism, and state.

With Steven Bauer, Elizabeth Peña, Miguel Ferrer, Benicio Del Toro. Fact-based story of undercover D.E.A. Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena who, while stationed in Guadalajara, uncovered a massive marijuana operation in Northern Mexico that led to his death and a remarkable investigation of corruption within the Mexican government/10().

Drug war(s) may refer to: Media. Drug War, a Chinese-Hong Kong action thriller film; Drug Wars: The Camarena Story, a TV mini-series based on Elaine Shannon’s book Desperados and the Time article of the same name; Drugwars, a turn-based strategy computer game; Real-world activities.

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It is updated continuously. Most charts, facts and figures are from government sources, government-sponsored sources, peer reviewed journals and occasionally newspapers. From the hit television series Breaking Bad, to daily news reports, anti-drug advertising campaigns and highly publicized world-wide hunts for “narcoterrorists” such as Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the drug, methamphetamine occupies a unique and important space in the public’s Meth Wars, Travis Linnemann situates the "meth epidemic" within the broader culture and Cited by: 3.

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Packed with remarkable revelations and thrilling anecdotes, it tells for the first time the story of the high-level traffickers who drugged Britain, and the secretive organisation that tried to stop them: the Investigation Division of HM Customs and Excise/5(24). item 4 Drug Wars: Peden Savage Book 1, Grondin, PJ Fast Free Shipping, - Drug Wars: Peden Savage Book 1, Grondin, PJ Fast Free Shipping, $ Free shipping.

No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. And, through the book’s use of extended case studies, this text offers students an inside look at a complex and fascinating policy area, from Sweden’s attempts to enforce drug-war style policies, to the UK’s movement towards decriminalization, to the responses of such international organizations as the United Nations and the European Union.

Kathleen Frydl talks about her book, [The Drug Wars in America, ], in which she argues that contrary to common perception, the war on drugs did not begin inbut was a further. George W. Bush arrived in the White House as the drug war was running out of steam – yet he allocated more money than ever to it.

His drug czar, John Walters, zealously focused on marijuana and launched a major campaign to promote student drug testing. While rates of illicit drug use remained constant, overdose fatalities rose rapidly. With Jonathan Adams, Barry Aird, Harry J. Anslinger, Count Basie.

This episode uncovers the conspiracies behind America's year drug campaign. Why does the U.S. Government classify marijuana and heroin as equally dangerous drugs, and will the move by some states to legalize marijuana change how this drug is viewed?/10(22).

The journalist Ioan Grillo goes inside the hyper-violent drug cartels of Latin America in an except from his new book Gangster Warlords. HONG KONG — InBritain went to war with China over questions of trade, diplomacy, national dignity and, most importantly, drug trafficking. While British officials tried to.

'Shadow in the City,' a Look at the Drug Wars Writer Charles Bowden's new book A Shadow in the City tells the story of an undercover cop who spent 23 .