The drug wars in America, 1940-1973

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Cambridge University Press , New York
Drug control, Drug abuse, Government p
StatementKathleen J. Frydl
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LC ClassificationsHV5825 .F79 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25362158M
ISBN 139781107013902, 9781107697003
LC Control Number2012025580

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I was able and happy to cite a New Republic article on the federalization of local police in my book (conclusion). The drug war and the war on terror--two wars on abstractions--are the major ways in which this happened. The Drug Wars in America, argues that the US government has clung to its militant drug war, despite its obvious failures, because effective control of illicit traffic and consumption were never the critical factors motivating its adoption in the first place.

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Instead, Kathleen J. Frydl shows that the shift from regulating illicit drugs through taxes and tariffs to criminalizing the. Kathleen Frydl, a historian by training, is the author of "The Drug Wars in America, ," which was released last week by Cambridge.

The Drug Wars in America, argues that the US government has clung to its militant drug war, despite its obvious failures, because effective control of illicit traffic and consumption were never the critical factors motivating its adoption in the first :   Kathleen Frydl is a historian and the author of "The Drug Wars in America, ".

The book details how and why the federal approach to drug policy changed from regulating illicit drugs by monitoring healthcare professionals to the punitive approach we see today. In her book The Drug Wars in America, (Cambridge University Press, ), historian Kathleen J. Frydl argues that there is a better way to control drugs.

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She points out that prior to the “War on Drugs” the Federal government had controlled the distribution of narcotics and other drugs largely (though not entirely) by means of.

The Drug Wars in America, argues that the U.S. government has clung to its militant drug war, despite its obvious failures, because effective control of illicit traffic and consumption were never the critical factors motivating its adoption in the first : Kathleen Frydl.

Drug Wars in America, explores why this is the case and from whence these policies originated. Narrating a “story of government pow‐ er,” Frydl focuses most of her attention on “the middle tier of political economy, or the instru‐ ments and institutions of the state” (pp.

). Drug Wars in America argues that between the.Her most recent book, Drug Wars in America,was hailed by SUNY Professor Paul Gootenberg as "the most compelling scholarly book to date written on America's post-war transition to punitive domestic drug policy.".The Drug Wars in America, – argues that the US government has clung to its militant drug war, despite its obvious failures, because effective control of illicit traffic and consumption were never the critical factors motivating its adoption in the first place.