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The Political Economy of Drugs in the Caribbean

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This volume does four things. Firstly it examines the nexus between the illegal narcotics enterprise as a social phenomenon and p... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

This volume does four things. Firstly it examines the nexus between the illegal narcotics enterprise as a social phenomenon and political economy as a scholarly issue area. Secondly it explores the regional and global contexts of the political economy of illegal narcotics operations in the Caribbean. Thirdly it assesses some of the political economy connections and consequences of the enterprise in the region. Finally, it discusses some of the measures adopted to contend with the illegal drug challenge in the area.



Autorentext

SONITA MORIN ABRAHAMS Executive Director of Addiction Alert Organization, Jamaica GABRIEL AGUILERA PERALTA Vice Foreign Minister of Foreign Affairs, Guatemala CAPTAIN RICHARD R. BEARDSWORTH Chief of Law Enforcement, Seventh District of the Untied States Coast Guard, Miami, Florida RICHARD L. BERNAL Jamaica's Ambassador to the U.S. GARY BRANA-SHUTE Former Professor of Caribbean and Central American Studies, Foreign Service Institute and Professor of Anthropology at George Washington University CLIFFORD E. GRIFFIN Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Graduate Program in International Studies, North Carolina State University STEPHEN E. LAMAR Director of Government Relations, American Apparel Manufacturers Association WINSOME J. LESLIE Economic Attache at the Jamaican Embassy in Washington TREVOR MUNROE Professor of Government and Politics, University of the West Indies, Jamaica ORLANDO PEREZ Assistant Professor of Political Science, Central Michigan University JORGE RODRIGUEZ BERUFF Professor of Political Science, University of Puerto Rico JOHN F. STACK JR. Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Public Policy HILBOURNE A. WATSON Professor of International Relations, Bucknell University TIM WREN formerly Executive Director of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force



Inhalt

List of Tables List of Figures List of Acronyms Preface; Timothy M. Shaw Notes on the Contributors Map of the Caribbean Introduction: Drugs and the Political Economy; I.L.Griffith PART I: REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONTEXTS Drugs and Political Economy in a Global Village; I.L.Griffith The Globalization of Finance: Role and Status of the Caribbean; H.A.Watson Drugs, Debt, and Structural Adjustment in the Caribbean; R.L.Bernal, W.J.Leslie & S.E.Lamar Ethnicity, the Nation-State, and Drug-Related Crime in the Emerging New World Order; J.F.Stack, Jr PART II: CONNECTIONS AND CONSEQUENCES Narco-criminality in the Caribbean; G.Brana-Shute Democracy and Political Economy in the Caribbean; C.E.Griffin Drugs and Post-Intervention Political Economy in Haiti and Panama; O.Perez 'Narcodemocracy' or Anti-drug Leviathan: Political Consequences of the Drug War in the Puerto Rican High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area; J.R.Beruff Cooperation and Conflict in the US-Caribbean Drug Connection; T.Munroe PART III: COPING STRATEGIES AND COUNTERMEASURES Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation in the Caribbean; S.M.Abrahams Anti-Drug Strategies in Central America; G.A.Peralta Multilateral Narcotics Interdiction Measures in the Caribbean; R.R.Beardsworth Regional and Global Action to Combat Drugs in the Caribbean; T.Wren Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Political Economy of Drugs in the Caribbean
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EAN: 9780230288966
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Genre: Politikwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 273
Veröffentlichung: 06.06.2000
Dateigrösse: 2.0 MB

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