Unequal Under Law: Race in the War on Drugs

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Race is clearly a factor in government efforts to control dangerous drugs, but the precise ways that race affects drug laws remain difficult to pinpoint. Illuminating this elusive relationship, Unequal under Law lays out how decades of both manifest and latent racism helped shape a punitive U.S. drug policy whose onerous impact on racial minorities has been willfully ignored by Congress and the courts. Doris Marie Provine's engaging analysis traces the history of race in anti-drug efforts from the temperance movement of ...

Unequal Under Law: Race in the War on Drugs 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226684628

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Unequal Under Law: Race in the War on Drugs 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226684604

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