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Dead-End Lives: Drugs and Violence in the City Shadows

Daniel Briggs and Rubén Monge Gamero

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447341680
eISBN:
9781447341734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341680.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Welcome to the dead end of the city shadows in Valdemingómez on the outskirts of Madrid: a lawless landscape of drugs and violence where the third world meets the Wild West. Having had three national ... More


FDA and the Rise of the Empowered Patient

Lewis A. Grossman

in FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Although as recently as the 1970s patients had virtually no voice in FDA’s regulation of drugs, today patient advocates regularly use various administrative mechanisms to influence and even directly ... More


Federal Prosecutors and the Power of the Attorney General

Angela J. Davis

in Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195384734
eISBN:
9780199852369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384734.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter concentrates on federal prosecutions and the unique issues and problems they present. It begins by presenting the role of the federal prosecutor. The extent to which federal prosecutors ... More


Drugs, cultural change and drug markets

Daniel Briggs and Rubén Monge Gamero

in Dead-End Lives: Drugs and Violence in the City Shadows

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447341680
eISBN:
9781447341734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341680.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The normalisation of drug use which came in the wake of the transition from the Franco dictatorship to democracy, was exacerbated by a collective ideological feeling of “freedom” and loose attitudes ... More


Journeys to dependence

Daniel Briggs and Rubén Monge Gamero

in Dead-End Lives: Drugs and Violence in the City Shadows

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447341680
eISBN:
9781447341734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341680.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this chapter we show how these structural and cultural experiences are important because they all play a part in their foreground subjective decisions and actions to try and return to drugs. The ... More


From Slavery to the New Jim Crow of Mass Incarceration: The Ongoing Dehumanization of African Americans

Steven W. Bender

in Mea Culpa: Lessons on Law and Regret from U.S. History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479899623
eISBN:
9781479876730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899623.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Our progression toward humane treatment for some groups stretches across generations, illustrated in this chapter by the long U.S. history of dehumanizing and oppressing blacks from slavery through ... More


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