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A War that Can't Be Won : Binational Perspectives on the War on Drugs.

Author: Tony Payan; Kathleen Staudt; Z Anthony Kruszewski
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Payan; Kathleen Staudt; Z Anthony Kruszewski
ISBN: 0816599157 9780816599158
OCLC Number: 1162529666
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (336 p.)
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: The Many Labyrinths of Illegal Drug Policy: Framing the Issues --
Tony Payan; Part I. Framing the Issues; 1. Cartels, Corruption, Carnage, and Cooperation --
William C. Martin; 2. President Felipe Calderón's Strategy to Combat Organized Crime --
Marcos Pablo Moloeznik; Part II. Current Strategies and Casualties; 3. Drug Wars, Social Networks, and the Right to Information: Informal Media as Freedom of the Press in Northern Mexico --
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera and José Nava 4. Political Protection and the Origins of the Gulf Cartel --
Carlos Antonio Flores Pérez5. Organized Crime as the Highest Threat to Mexican National Security and Democracy --
Raúl Benítez Manaut; 6. A Federalist George W. Bush and an Anti-Federalist Barack Obama?: The Irony and Paradoxes behind Republican and Democratic Administration Drug Policies --
José D. Villalobos; 7. Caught in the Middle: Undocumented Migrants' Experiences with Drug Violence --
Jeremy Slack and Scott Whiteford; Part III. Ending the War: Alternative Strategies 8. Challenging Foreign Policy from the Border: The Forty-Year War on Drugs --
Kathleen Staudt and Beto O 'Rourke9. The Role of Citizens and Civil Society in Mexico's Security Crisis --
Daniel M. Sabet; 10. Regulating Drugs as a Crime: A Challenge for the Social Sciences --
Israel Alvarado Martínez and Germán Guillén López; 11. The U.S. Causes but Cannot (or Will Not) Solve Mexico's Drug Problems --
Jonathan P. Caulkins and Eric L. Sevigny; Conclusion: A War That Can't Be Won? --
Tony Payan and Kathleen Staudt; Contributors; Index


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