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by Neil Carrier,Gernot Klantschnig

Category: Politics and Government
Subcategory: Political books
Author: Neil Carrier,Gernot Klantschnig
ISBN: 1848139667
ISBN13: 978-1848139664
Language: English
Publisher: Zed Books (November 13, 2012)
Pages: 192
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Neil Carrier, Gernot Klantschnig.

Neil Carrier, Gernot Klantschnig. He has published widely on the substance khat, which he first studied in Kenya and in the UK for his PhD in Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews (2004).

Neil Carrier is a departmental lecturer in African anthropology based at the African Studies Centre, Oxford. Gernot Klantschnig is a senior lecturer in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work at the University of York. Country of Publication.

Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Written by experts with an unrivalled knowledge of the continent, African Arguments is a series of concise, engaging books that address the key issues currently facing Africa. The war on drugs in Africa is at heart an initiative driven by western interests; it is time to examine the issues from the point of view of Africa. These are some of the vivid images surrounding drugs in Africa which have alarmed policymakers, academics and the general public in recent years. In this revealing and original book, the authors weave these aspects into a provocative argument about Africa's role in the global trade and control of drugs.

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Start by marking Africa and the War on Drugs (African Arguments) as Want to Read . In this revealing and original book, the authors weave these aspects into a provocative argument about Africa's role in the global trade and control of drugs

Start by marking Africa and the War on Drugs (African Arguments) as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. In doing so, they show how foreign-inspired policies have failed to help African drug users but have strengthened the role of corrupt and brutal law enforcement officers, who are tasked with halting the export of heroin and cocaine to European and American consumer markets. A vital book on an overlooked front of the so-called war on drugs. Nuanced, insightful and clear-headed, this book offers a devastating challenge to the war on drugs and its apologists. Jonny Steinberg, University of Oxford

Neil Carrier is a departmental lecturer in African anthropology based at the African Studies Centre, Oxford. 1. Africa's drug habit. Jonny Steinberg, University of Oxford.

The publishers claim for Africa and the War on Drugs that it is a vital book on a neglected subject

The publishers claim for Africa and the War on Drugs that it is a vital book on a neglected subject.

Gernot Klantschnig, Neil C. M. Carrier, Charles Ambler. This cutting-edge volume is the first to address the burgeoning interest in drugs and Africa among scholars, policymakers, and the general public. It brings together an interdisciplinary group of leading academics and practitioners to explore the use, trade, production, and control of mind-altering substances on the continent show more.

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Nigerian drug lords in UK prisons, khat-chewing Somali pirates hijacking Western ships, crystal meth-smoking gangs controlling South Africa's streets and the Bissau-Guinean state captured by narco-traffickers. These are some of the vivid images surrounding drugs in Africa which have alarmed policymakers, academics and the general public in recent years. In this revealing and original book, the authors weave these aspects into a provocative argument about Africa's role in the global trade and control of drugs. In doing so, they show how foreign-inspired policies have failed to help African drug users who require medical support, while strengthening the role of corrupt and brutal law enforcement officers who are tasked with halting the export of heroin and cocaine to European and American consumer markets.A vital book on an overlooked front of the so-called "war on drugs."

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