Drug war pathologies : embedded corporatism and U.S. drug enforcement in the Americas (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Drug war pathologies : embedded corporatism and U.S. drug enforcement in the Americas

Author: Horace A Bartilow
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, Horace Bartilow develops a theory of embedded corporatism to explain the U.S. government's war on drugs. Stemming from President Richard Nixon's 1971 call for an international approach to this 'war, ' the U.S. drug enforcement policy has persisted to the present day, despite widespread criticism of its effectiveness and of its unequal effects on hundreds of millions of people across the Americas.  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace A Bartilow
ISBN: 9781469652542 1469652544 9781469652559 1469652552
OCLC Number: 1089840035
Description: xix, 298 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Embedded corporatism : a theoretical perspective of U.S. drug enforcement and its pathologies in the Americas --
Drug war profiteers : U.S. drug enforcement decision making of Plan Colombia and the Mérida Initiative --
Beyond Colombia and Mérida : the institutional dimension of corporate power in the drug enforcement regime --
The corporate elite and the drug enforcement regime --
The privatization of terror : U.S. drug enforcement aid, transnational corporate expansion, and human rights repression --
Corporate hit men : an empirical analysis of U.S. drug enforcement aid, American corporations, and paramilitary death squads --
Democracy without rights : the drug-war national security state and illiberal democracies in Latin America --
Drug war capitalism and class conflict in the Americas --
Drug war policy reforms and the endurance of the embedded corporatist regime.
Responsibility: Horace A. Bartilow.

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Develops a theory of embedded corporatism to explain the US government's war on drugs. Drawing government documents, and econometric estimators, Horace Bartilow demonstrates how corporate power is  Read more...

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