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The Chinese heroin trade : cross-border drug trafficking in Southeast Asia and beyond

Author: Ko-lin Chin; Sheldon Zhang
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a country long associated with the trade in opiates, the Chinese government has for decades applied extreme measures to curtail the spread of illicit drugs, only to find that the problem has worsened. Burma is blamed as the major producer of illicit drugs and conduit for the entry of drugs into China. Which organizations are behind the heroin trade? What problems and prospects of drug control in the so-called  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chin, Ko-lin.
Chinese heroin trade.
New York : New York University Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2014045110
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ko-lin Chin; Sheldon Zhang
ISBN: 9781479832514 1479832510
OCLC Number: 923734882
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The Chinese connection --
The drug market in Burma --
Wholesale heroin trafficking --
Low-level heroin trafficking : ants-moving-house --
The social organization of entrepreneurial traffickers --
The retail heroin market in China --
Women in the heroin trade --
Drug treatment with a Chinese characteristic --
Combating drug trafficking --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Ko-lin Chin and Sheldon X. Zhang.
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Abstract:

In a country long associated with the trade in opiates, the Chinese government has for decades applied extreme measures to curtail the spread of illicit drugs, only to find that the problem has worsened. Burma is blamed as the major producer of illicit drugs and conduit for the entry of drugs into China. Which organizations are behind the heroin trade? What problems and prospects of drug control in the so-called "Golden Triangle" drug-trafficking region are faced by Chinese and Southeast Asian authorities?

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Chin and Zhang are among the most influential criminologists working today, with a well-deserved international reputation. In this book, they join forces to bring us a most illuminating and Read more...

 
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