The Political Economy of Narcotics

Julia Buxton

The Political Economy of Narcotics

Julia Buxton

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256 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $40.95 ISBN: 9781842774472 Published May 2006 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction
1. Intoxicating Substances in Historical Perspective
2. The Drift to Regulation and the Idea of Prohibition
3. From Regulation to Control
4. The Beginnings of International Drug Control
5. The Post War International Drug Control Regime
6. Trends in Drug Consumption
7. Trends in Cultivation and Production
8. Accounting for Failure: The Problem of Prohibition
9. Accounting for Failure 2: Institutions and Policy
10. The Political Impact of Drugs and Drug Control
11. HIV/AIDS and Intravenous Drug Use
12. International Drug Control and HIV/AIDS
13. Cultivation and Drug Production: The Environmental Costs
14. Anti-Drug Policies and the Environment: The Role of Chemical Fumigation
15. The New Magic Bullet: Bio-Control Solutions
16. A Note on Hemp
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