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The war on drugs : opposing viewpoints / Stephen P. Thompson, book editor.

Thompson, Stephen P., 1953- (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.


Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River Valley High School Library 363.4 WAR (Text) 33892063012307 NON-FICTION Book None 08/27/2012 Available -
Ontario Community Library 363.45 WAR (Text) 33330001047218 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/11/2001 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1565108051
  • ISBN: 1565108043 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, [1998]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The war on drugs is succeeding / Barry R. McCaffrey -- The war on drugs is a failure / Ethan A. Nadelmann -- Law enforcement is winning the war on drugs / Robert E. Peterson -- Law enforcement cannot win the war on drugs / Joseph D. McNamara -- The prohibition strategy can win the war on drugs / Office of National Drug Control Policy -- Prohibition is a losing strategy in the war on drugs / Dwight B. Heath -- Incarceration is an effective strategy in the war on drugs / Richard K. Willard -- Incarceration is a counterproductive and racist strategy / David T. Courtwright -- Drug abuse treatment programs are effective / Jonathan P. Caulkins -- Drug abuse treatment has not been proven effective / Robert Apsler -- Interdiction of the drug supply reduces drug use / Pamela Falk -- Interdiction of the drug supply is futile / Kenneth E. Sharpe -- Drug education can reduce drug use / Robert E. Peterson -- Drug education may encourage drug use / D.M. Gorman -- The legalization of drugs would benefit society / Benson B. Roe -- The legalization of drugs would be harmful to society / William J. Olson -- Legalizing drugs would not increase drug abuse / Steven B. Duke and Albert C. Gross -- Legalizing drugs would increase drug abuse / Robert L. DuPont -- Legalizing drugs would lead to a reduction in crime / Theodore Vallance -- Legalizing drugs would not lead to a reduction in crime / Gerald W. Lynch and Roberta Blotner -- Marijuana reduces suffering for some illnesses, part I / Richard Brookhiser; part II: Marcus Conant -- Marijuana provides no medical benefits / Dan Quayle -- Legalizing marijuana as medicine is a positive change in the war on drugs / Nick Gillespie -- Legalizing marijuana as medicine is detrimental to the war on drugs / William J. Bennett and John P. Walters --Marijuana is too dangerous to legalize for medical purposes / Joseph A. Califano, Jr. -- Marijuana is not too dangerous to legalize for medical purposes / Virginia I. Postrel -- The war on drugs should focus on teenagers / Barry R. McCaffrey -- Antidrug campaigns should also target tobacco and alcohol / Norman Solomon -- The harm reduction approach should replace the war on drugs / Lisa Moore -- Courts should emphasize rehabilitation over punishment / Michael Moline -- Coerced participation in treatment programs will reduce drug abuse / James Q. Wilson.
Subject: Drug control > United States
Drug abuse > United States > Prevention
Drug legalization > United States

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