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Addiction & Recovery
  • Author:
    Axel Klein
  • ISBN:
    1861893817
  • ISBN13:
    978-1861893819
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  • Publisher:
    Reaktion Books (November 15, 2008)
  • Pages:
    221 pages
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    Addiction & Recovery
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Drugs and the World has been added to your Cart. Axel Klein is lecturer in the study of addictive behavior at the Institute for Psychiatry at the Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Kent.

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All drugs are dangerous substances," the author writes, "because they open new dimensions of seeing, thinking, feeling and being

All drugs are dangerous substances," the author writes, "because they open new dimensions of seeing, thinking, feeling and being. Klein, a medical anthropologist, goes on to conduct a forensic denunciation of contemporary drug prohibition as counterproductive and based on historically contingent assumptions. Rehearsing the history of drug scares in Europe, he explains the Byzantine contemporary international structures of the drug-control bodies, and the irrational separation between alcohol and nicotine on the one hand, and the rest of the pharmacopeia on the other.

Drugs and the World book. With Drugs and the World,Axel Klein takes a remarkably broad approach to the issue, exploring the importance of psychoactive substances to our health and culture. To be properly understood, drugs should not be simply examined Drug trafficking and consumption are among the most pressing global issues of our time and the approaches to alleviating them are myriad and complex.

Axel Klein, Marcus Day, Anthony Harriott. Policy makers in many parts of the world are interested in the role of Caribbean countries in the production and trans-shipment of illicit drugs. However, the self-interest of developed countries has not been matched by an analysis of drug use and problems in the Caribbean itself. About a century ago a few colonial countries plus the USA designed a system of prohibiting drugs that now can be considered a major problem for human rights and state sovereignty.

Drug trafficking and consumption are among the most pressing global issues of our time and the approaches to alleviating them are myriad and complex

Drug trafficking and consumption are among the most pressing global issues of our time and the approaches to alleviating them are myriad and complex. With Drugs and the World, Axel Klein takes a remarkably broad approach to the issue, exploring the importance of psychoactive substances to our health and culture. To be properly understood, drugs should not be simply examined from a negative point of view, Klein argues.

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The book also draws upon studies from the Caribbean, West Africa and Eastern Europe to propose solutions that could reinforce the eroded power of state institutions, law enforcement, and the democratic process in addressing drug trafficking. A timely and in-depth analysis, Drugs and the World offers an expertly written examination that will be essential for all those concerned with the role of drugs in the modern world.

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With Drugs and the World,Axel Klein takes a remarkably broad approach to the issue .

With Drugs and the World,Axel Klein takes a remarkably broad approach to the issue, exploring the importance of psychoactive substances to our health and culture. From their centrality in religious rituals to their part in the growth of trade among nation-states, Klein reveals the pivotal role that drugs have played in the advancement of human society. Drugs and the World - eBook.

Drug trafficking and consumption are among the most pressing global issues of our time and the approaches to alleviating them are myriad and complex. With Drugs and the World,Axel Klein takes a remarkably broad approach to the issue, exploring the importance of psychoactive substances to our health and culture.            To be properly understood, drugs should not be simply examined from a negative point of view, Klein argues. From their centrality in religious rituals to their part in the growth of trade among nation-states, Klein reveals the pivotal role that drugs have played in the advancement of human society. Klein then investigates the modern policies that define certain substances as drugs; the link between drugs, addiction, and crime; and the legal strategies and policies around the world that have largely failed to control global drug trafficking. The book also draws upon studies from the Caribbean, West Africa and Eastern Europe to propose solutions that could reinforce the eroded power of state institutions, law enforcement, and the democratic process in addressing drug trafficking.A timely and in-depth analysis, Drugs and the World offers an expertly written examination that will be essential for all those concerned with the role of drugs in the modern world.