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How the drug war ruins American lives

Author: Arthur Benavie
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book reveals the disturbing truth about how the escalation of the War on Drugs over the past 30 years has eroded the human and property rights of Americans―while doing little to stop drug trafficking or use.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Benavie
ISBN: 9781440850110 1440850119 9781440850127 1440850127
OCLC Number: 929588791
Description: xv, 224 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Policing for profit --
The license to steal --
Traffic stops --
Houses arrested --
Swat raids --
Random drug sweeps --
Racial injustice --
Shutting the courthouse door --
Racial disparities --
Police bias in seattle --
Police bias in New York --
Covert operators --
Criminal informants --
Undercover police --
Citizenship barriers --
The criminal population --
Invisible punishments --
Drug testing --
Drug testing students --
Employee drug testing --
Is the war ending? --
Good news! --
The war's beneficiaries --
Summary and conclusions --
Inevitable damages --
Drug war benefits? --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Arthur Benavie.

Abstract:

This book reveals the disturbing truth about how the escalation of the War on Drugs over the past 30 years has eroded the human and property rights of Americans―while doing little to stop drug trafficking or use.
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"Summing Up: Recommended. All levels/libraries." - Choice Top Community College Resource, September 2016 - Choice

 
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