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Book's title: The political economy of narcotics : production, consumption and global markets Julia Buxton.
Library of Congress Control Number: 2006044049
National Bibliographic Agency Control Number:20069009090
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):1842774468 (hbk. : Zed books)
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):9781842774465 (hbk. : Zed books)
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):1842774476 (pbk. : Zed books)
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):9781842774472 (pbk. : Zed books)
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):1552661989 (pbk.)
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):9781552661987 (pbk.)
System Control Number:ocm67361573
Cataloging Source:DLC, DLC BAKER BWKUK NLC YDXCP OCLCQ IG# VP@ YBM PUL CRH
Authentication Code:pcc
Library of Congress Call Number:HV5801 .B85 2006
Classification Numbers Assigned in Canada:HV5801
Classification Numbers Assigned in Canada:HV5801 B89 2006
Classification Numbers Assigned in Canada:HV5801 B89 2006
Dewey Decimal Classification Number:363.45/ 22
Personal Name:Buxton, Julia.
Publication, Distribution, etc.:Black Point, Canada . Fernwood Pub. ; London ; New York . Zed Books ; New York . Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, (c)2006.
Physical Description:x, 246 p. : ill. ;, 24 cm.
Bibliography, etc. Note:Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-234) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: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
Formatted Contents Note: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
Formatted Contents Note: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.
Rubrics: Drug control
History
Drug abuse
Government policy
Drug traffic
Drogues
Trafic
Drogue, Lutte contre la
Toxicomanie

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