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The U.S. War on Drugs at Home and Abroad

Authors: Rosen, Jonathan D.

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  • Provides a comprehensive yet brief account of the U.S.-led war on drugs at home and abroad
  • Explores the opioid epidemic in the U.S. in light of significant demand driving the drug supply
  • Relates the drug war with the prison population in the U.S.
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This book examines the U.S. war on drugs at home and abroad. It provides a brief history of the war on drugs. In addition, it analyzes drug trafficking and organized crime in Colombia and Mexico, and the role of the United States government in counternarcotics policies. This work also examines the opioid epidemic, addiction, and alternative policies. 

About the authors

Jonathan D. Rosen is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Holy Family University, Philadelphia, USA.

Reviews

“Jonathan Rosen again provides a succinct explanation for the contemporary state of global organized criminal networks. His wide array of case studies and quantitative data make this book a must-have for any student of the subject. This clear and concise book will be an excellent textbook for any class on this particular subject. Highly recommended.”

Hanna Kassab, Teaching Assistant Professor, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

“An impressive overview of major developments and trends in the U.S. war on drugs at home and abroad that raises critical questions for policymakers about the ways narcotics need to be addressed.”

Sebastián Cutrona, Assistant Professor of International Affairs at O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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eBook 46,00 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-71734-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 57,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-71733-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The U.S. War on Drugs at Home and Abroad
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-71734-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-71734-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-71733-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 148
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations
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