By Suzanna Reiss
We promote Drugs is a examine grounded within the transnational geography and political economic system of the coca-leaf and coca-derived commodities industry stretching from Peru and Bolivia into the USA. greater than a slim biography of 1 recognized plant and its both recognized by-product products—Coca-Cola and cocaine—this ebook situates those commodities in the higher panorama of drug construction and intake. analyzing efforts to regulate the circuits wherein coca traveled, Suzanna Reiss offers a geographic and criminal foundation for contemplating the ancient development of designations of legality and illegality.
The e-book additionally argues that the felony prestige of any given drug is basically premised on who grew, synthetic, dispensed, and ate up it and never at the traits of the drug itself. Drug keep an eye on is a strong instrument for ordering foreign alternate, nationwide economies, and society’s conduct and day-by-day lives.
In a ancient panorama lively by way of struggles over political financial system, nationwide autonomy, hegemony, and racial equality, We promote Drugs insists at the socio-historical underpinnings of designations of legality to discover how drug keep an eye on grew to become an immense weapon in saying keep an eye on of family and overseas affairs.
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