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The new war on drugs : symbolic politics and criminal justice policy

Author: Eric L Jensen; Jurg Gerber
Publisher: Highland Heights, KY : Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences ; Cincinnati, OH : Anderson Publishing Co., ©1998.
Series: ACJS/Anderson monograph series.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric L Jensen; Jurg Gerber
ISBN: 0870844385 9780870844386
OCLC Number: 38277183
Description: xi, [2], 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The social construction of drug problems : an historical overview / Eric L. Jensen, Jurg Gerber --
The media and the construction of the drug crisis in America / Katherine Beckett, Theodore Sasson --
United States drug laws and institutionalized discrimination / Gary L. Webb, Michael P. Brown --
The drugs-violence connection : constructing policy from research findings / Henry H. Brownstein --
A constructionist analysis of newspaper reporting of gang problems in a midwestern state / Michael J. Leiber [and others] --
The evolution of the federal sentencing guidelines for crack cocaine : social construction and social control / Ronald S. Everett --
Crack babies, moral panic, and the criminalization of behavior during pregnancy / Inger J. Sagatun-Edwards --
Drug testing in the Rehnquist era / Donald W. Crowley --
Globalizing the problem : the United States and international drug control / Kevin F. Ryan --
Prohibition as the art of political diplomacy : the benign guises of the "war on drugs" in Canada / Benedikt Fischer --
The emerging harm reduction movement : the de-escalation of the war on drugs? / Patricia G. Erickson, Jennifer Butters --
The war on drugs revisited : "objective" and socially constructed harm.
Series Title: ACJS/Anderson monograph series.
Responsibility: edited by Eric L. Jenson, Jurg Gerber.

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