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Illegal Drug Markets

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ISBN13: 9781881798248
ISBN: 1881798240
Published: December 2000
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This book analyzes the operation of illegal drug markets and explores the implications for prevention policy. Topics include crack distribution and abuse in New York, how young Britons obtain drugs, the impact of heroin prescription in Switzerland, the consumer behaviour of female drug users, heroin use and dealing in an English Asian community, Swedish drug markets and drug policy, performance management indicators and drug enforcement, connecting drug policy and research on drug markets. Contributors to this book are drawn from the UK, Europe and the USA.

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Contents:
Introduction: Illegal Drug Markets, Research and Policy (Mike Hough and Mangai Natarajan); Crack Distribution and Abuse in New York (Bruce D Johnson, Eloise Dunlap and Sylview C Tourigny); How Young Britons Obtain Their Drugs: Drugs Transactions at the Point of Consumption (Howard Parker); The Impact of Heroin Prescription on Heroin Markets in Switzerland (Martin Killias and Marcelo F Aebi); Women as Judicious Consumers of Drug Markets (Sheigla Murphy and Karina Arroyo); Toward the Development of a Typology of Illegal Drug Markets (Ric Curtis and Travis Wendel); Hidden From Heroin's History: Heroin Use and Dealing within an English Asian Community - A Case Study (Shakeel Akhtar and Nigel South); Swedish Drug Markets and Drugs Policy (Johannes Knutsson); Criminal Franchising: Albanians and Illicit Drugs in Italy (Vincenzo Ruggiero); A Geographic Analysis of Illegal Drug Markets (George Rengert, Sanjoy Chakravorty, Tom Bole and Kristin Henderson); Drug Trafficking as a Cottage Industry (John E Eck and Jeffrey S Gersh); Understanding the Structure of a Drug Trafficking Organisation: A Conversational Analysis (Mangai Natarajan); Performance Management Indicators and Drug Enforcement: In the Crossfire or at the Crossroads? (Nicholas Dom); Epilogue: Connecting Drug Policy and Research on Drug Markets (Peter Reuter)