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Political economy of illegal drugs

Pierre Kopp

Political economy of illegal drugs

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug traffic.,
  • Drug traffic -- Economic aspects.,
  • Drug abuse -- Government policy.,
  • Drug abuse -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPierre Kopp.
    SeriesStudies in crime and economics -- v. 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 227p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22077167M
    ISBN 10041527138X


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3) The Burmese Connection: Illegal Drugs and the Making of the Golden Triangle. Francisco E. Thoumi received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Minnesota. He has been a professor at the Universidad de Los Andes, in BogotA, California State University, and the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and has worked for the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the United Nations Office of Drug Control and Crime Prevention.

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Thirdly it assesses some of the political economy connections and consequences of the enterprise in the region. Finally, it discusses some of the measures adopted to contend with the illegal drug challenge in the area.

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The Illegal Psychoactive Drugs Entrepreneurs and Their Strategies. Why the Illegal Psychoactive Drugs Industry Grew in Colombia. The Size of the Illegal Drugs Industry. Colombian Policies Toward the Illegal Drugs Industry -- pt. The Impact of the Illegal Drugs Industry and Government Policy Alternatives.

Political economy and illegal drugs in Colombia / Francisco E. Thoumi. tries to answer in this attempt to link the Colombian political economy with the burgeoning drug industry in Colombia.

explain the phenomenon, and then proceeds to a historical review. Probably the most fascinating section of the book deals with the drug industry.

Drugs and Security in the Caribbean. is a comprehensive study of the drug dilemma in the Caribbean that reveals the severity of the threat illegal drug trafficking poses to the small countries of that region. The illegal drug traffic in the Caribbean is a persistent problem for law enforcement in the United States, but for small countries in that region it threatens their very existence.

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The Political Economy of the International Drug Trade. David R Drug Wars and Coffee Houses an ideal supplement for giving students an opportunity to apply the larger themes of any political economy course to This is a well written book which takes a slightly different approach to discussing issues around drug use.

This book is engaging. Drugs, Crime and Public Health: The Political Economy of Drug Policy. By A. Stevens (Abingdon: Routledge,pp. 4. Illegal Drugs in Colombia: From Illegal Economic Boom to Social Crisis, by Francisco E. Thoumi 5. Mexico: Drugs and Politics, by Luis Astorga 6.

The Political Economy of Drugs in the Caribbean: Problems without Passports, by Ivelaw L. Griffith Part III. Trafficking and Money Laundering 7.

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Illegal Drugs in Colombia: From Illegal Economic Boom to Social Crisis, by Francisco E. Thoumi 5. Mexico: Drugs and Politics, by Luis Astorga 6. The Political Economy of Drugs in the Caribbean: Problems without Passports, by Ivelaw L. Griffith Part III.

Trafficking and Money Laundering 7. The Political Economy of Drug Smuggling, by Peter. Economists explore the relationship between expanding international trade and the parallel growth in illicit trade, including illegal drugs, smuggling, and organized crime.

As international trade has expanded dramatically in the postwar period—an expansion accelerated by the opening of China, Russia, India, and Eastern Europe—illicit international trade has grown in tandem with it.

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Watson --Debt, drugs and structural adjustment in the Caribbean / Richard L. Bernal, Winsome J. Leslie and. Persico’s previous work on racial profiling by police brought him to a criminology conference where drug scholar Peter Reuters discussed the issue of price dispersion in the illicit-drug market—that is, how drugs of the same type sold for very different prices in.

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Also, he is a professor in the faculty of medicine, at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City.4/5(8).Inaugurated inAmerica's "War on Drugs" is just the most recent skirmish in a standoff between global drug trafficking and state power.

From Britain's nineteenth-century Opium Wars in China to the activities of Colombia's drug cartels and their suppression by U. S.-backed military forces today, conflicts over narcotics have justified imperial expansion, global capitalism, and state.Plan Colombia: illegal drugs, economic development and counterinsurgency – a political economy analysis of Colombia's failed war Tobias Franz PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG ([email protected]).