In this assessment of national and regional drug policies, the contributors analyze the magnitude and structure of the illicit drug market, the impact of the war on drugs, the utility of therapy and treatment and the implications of legalization.In this assessment of national and regional drug policies, the contributors analyze the magnitude and structure of the illicit drug market, the impact of the war on drugs, the utility of therapy and treatment and the implications of legalization.Read Less
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As New. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Scholarly text presents detailed topics dealing with the problems of illicit drugs and the long term challenges it presents to institutions and governments throughout the Americas-from terrorism to subversion to addiction-and that all these problems require a collective international response. Topics covered include patterns in U.S. drug abuse and response; coca production in Peru and Bolivia; myths of militarization; Columbian Cartels; community mobilization and human technology skills; policies and prospects for demand reduction; taxes, regulations, and prohibitions; foundations for international cooperation; unilateralism and bilateralism; organizartion of the American States and control of dangerous drugs; the United Nations and the global drug control regime; etc. 366 pgs. Illustrated 31 tables and 8 figures. Publisher's stamp on the front endpaper.
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