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Rethinking our war on drugs

Gary L. Fisher

Rethinking our war on drugs

candid talk about controversial issues

by Gary L. Fisher

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Published by Praeger in Westport, CT .
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StatementGary L. Fisher ; foreword by William L. White.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22742679M
ISBN 100275990265

  —Steven B. Duke, Professor, Yale Law School and Coauthor, America's Longest War: Rethinking Our Tragic Crusade Against Drugs "Professor Benavie skillfully demonstrates how America's War on Drugs has been a spectacular failure for some time, with mass incarceration, shattered communities, and cheap illicit drugs as its legacy.   Rethinking Our Drug Laws. the so-called War on Drugs was designed to reduce supply and diminish demand for certain illegal drugs deemed harmful or undesirable by the United States government. While the motivation may be laudable, the drug war has never worked as intended and it can be argued that it has had unintended consequences.

  “Rarely in history has a war seemed so just to so many.” ~ Michael Bess “Participation in the war against Hitler remains almost wholly sacrosanct, nearly in the realm of theology.” ~ Bruce Russett On September 1, — 70 years ago — Germany attacked Poland and officially began World War II. Although over 50 million people died in the war — including , Americans — it is.   "A Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam book" Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes An overview: the greater evil -- Identifying the enemy: "drugs," "drug abuse" and other concepts -- Our most harmful legal drugs -- Our most popular illegal drugs -- Lessons from the past -- The crime caused by Prohibition -- Freedom costs -- Autonomy costs -- Social costs -- Health and safety costs Pages:

  'Rethinking the War on Drugs' symposium is Friday at Lincoln Memorial University. Evan Wright isn’t trying to change minds about the effectiveness of this nation’s so-called “war on drugs Author: Jamie Satterfield.   Free Online Library: America's Longest War: Rethinking Our Tragic Crusade Against Drugs. by "Reason"; Humanities, general Philosophy and religion Political science Book reviews Books Printer Frien, articles and books.


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A harshly critical but trenchant look at the war on drugs, the ``failure'' of which leads the authors to propose realistic, achievable solutions that go beyond mere legalization. prescription psychoactive drugs existing on the border between these two worlds.

Most of the policy debates of the past century have occurred within this enduring good drug–bad drug dichotomy. Rethinking Our War on Drugs is, among other things, a call to transcend this dichotomy. There is a critical need to elevate the.

Rethinking Our War on Drugs Candid Talk about Controversial Issues. by Gary L. Fisher. Shows how the National Drug Control Strategy has failed its major objectives and spotlights the resistance of policy makers to consider approaches and philosophies that are innovative or controversial.

America's war on drugs. It makes headlines, tops political agendas and provokes powerful emotions. But is it really worth it. That’s the question posed by Steven Duke and Albert Gross in this groundbreaking book.

They argue that America’s biggest victories in the war on drugs are the erosion of our constitutional rights, the waste of billions of dollars and an overwhelmed court system. #page#Professor Steven Duke of Yale Law School, in his valuable book, America’s Longest War: Rethinking Our Tragic Crusade against Drugs, and scholarly essay, “Drug Prohibition: An Unnatural Author: NRO Staff.

"Dominique DuBois Gilliard's book Rethinking Incarceration is the perfect addition to a larger conversation sparked by Alexander's The New Jim Crow. Beyond addressing the war on drugs, this book tackles the four "pipelines" of the war on immigrants, mental health, private prisons, and the school-to.

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It makes headlines, tops political agendas and provokes powerful emotions. But is it really worth it. That’s the question posed by Steven Duke and Albert Gross in this groundbreaking book. They argue that America’s biggest victories in the war on drugs are the erosion of our constitutional rights, the waste of billions of dollars and an overwhelmed court system.

Rethinking Incarceration by Dominique DuBois Gilliard takes a good, hard look at the history of US incarceration policies, the pipelines that lead towards incarceration (think war on drugs, zero tolerance policies in schools, systemic and institutionalized racism, discrimination, harsh immigration policies etc), and the involvement in the /5.

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But is it really worth it? That's the question posed by Steven Duke and Albert Gross in this.The failure of the drug war has been the subject of numerous magazine and journal articles and, in the last few years, an increasing number of both popular and scholarly books.

Although now six years old, America's Longest War remains one of the best overall treatments of the subject.