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Liberty Rights and Privacy Rights

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter briefly reviews the evolution in decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court of what was originally identified as a privacy right but is now correctly identified as a liberty right against legal ... More


Drug Prohibition and Its Alternatives

John J. Donohue III

in Lessons from the Economics of Crime: What Reduces Offending?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019613
eISBN:
9780262314633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019613.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Both legal (alcohol, tobacco) and illegal drugs impose substantial costs on society, but the nature of the costs varies dramatically between use and prohibition costs. This paper tries to assess ... More


First Intermezzo: Drugs as a Password

Vincenzo Ruggiero

in Crime and Markets: Essays in Anti-Criminology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199248117
eISBN:
9780191697708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248117.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the debate around drug prohibition and legalization. It does not investigate why illicit drugs are produced, distributed, and consumed, but attempts to determine what ‘drugs’ ... More


Embedded Corporatism: A Theoretical Perspective of U.S. Drug Enforcement and Its Pathologies in the Americas

Horace A. Bartilow

in Drug War Pathologies: Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652559
eISBN:
9781469652573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652559.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter introduces the theory of embedded corporatism to explain U.S. drug enforcement. It argues that drug enforcement is an international regime where the interests and power of American ... More


What Do Economists Know About Crime?

Angela K. Dills, Jeffrey A. Miron, and Garrett Summers

in The Economics of Crime: Lessons For and From Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226153742
eISBN:
9780226153766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226153766.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on illegal markets for drugs and for one class of possible contributions to the study of crime in Latin America. But this is possible only if the importance of drugs in Latin ... More


The Drug War: Hell No, I Won’t Go

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter comments on the U.S. government’s war against drugs. To many people, especially people of color, making war on drugs means not taking it anymore, defending their lives and their children ... More


The Drug War: Hell No, I Won’t Go

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0025
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter comments on the U.S. government’s war against drugs. To many people, especially people of color, making war on drugs means not taking it anymore, defending their lives and their children ... More


Postscript: Psychedelic Media

Stephen Siff

in Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039195
eISBN:
9780252097232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039195.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter explains the dramatic decline in interest in LSD by the news media after about 1968, when the federal government finally prohibited possession of the drug. In the face of ... More


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