Drug trafficking, organized crime, and violence in the Americas today /

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Imprint:Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
Description:xx, 437 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:English
Subject:Drug traffic -- Latin America.
Drug traffic -- United States.
Organized crime -- Latin America.
Organized crime -- United States.
Violence -- Latin America.
Violence -- United States.
Drug traffic.
Organized crime.
Violence.
Latin America.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10320377
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Other authors / contributors:Bagley, Bruce Michael, editor.
Rosen, Jonathan D., editor.
ISBN:9780813060682
0813060680
Notes:Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:This book seeks to provide a clear picture of recent developments in drug trafficking in the Americas. Through analysis and empirical data, this study shows that the War on Drugs, declared by Reagan in 1982, has been ineffective at best and, at worst, has created major negative consequences for countries throughout the region.