1st Edition

Drug War American Style The Internationalization of Failed Policy and its Alternatives

Edited By Jurg Gerber, Eric L. Jensen Copyright 2001
    282 Pages
    by Routledge

    280 Pages
    by Routledge

    This collection of scholarly essays discusses the internationalization of American drug policy from a variety of perspectives and features articles on Hong Kong, Britain, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

    1.The Internationalization of U.S. Illicit Drug Control Policy, Jurg Gerber and Eric L. Jensen, 2. Toward an Explanation of the Persistence of Failed Policy: Binding Drug Policy to Foreign Policy, 1930-1962, Kevin F. Ryan 3. The International System of Drug Control: Developments and Trends, Hans-Jorg Albrecht 4. Hong Kong, Mark S. Gaylord 5. American Influence on British Drug Policy, Philip Bean 6. Drug Policy in Australia-Our Own? Margaret Hamilton 7. Drug War: Canadian Style, Patricia G. Erickson and David L. Haans 8. The Ware on Drugs in Taiwan, Furjen Denq and Hsia0-Ming Wang 9. The Drug War in Latin America: Ten Years in a Quagmire, Eugene E. Bouley Jr. 10. Exporting the War to the Netherlands and Dutch Alternatives, Ineke Haen Marshall and Henk van de Bunt 11. Drug Politics in the Federal Republic of Germany: Developments, Trends, and Influences from North America, Hans-Jorg Albrecht 12. Switzerland's Drug Policy as an Alternative to the American War on Drugs?, Martin Killias


    Gerber, Jurg; Jensen, Eric L.