By Travis Linnemann
Linnemann attracts jointly a number examples and significant interdisciplinary scholarship to teach how methamphetamine, and the drug conflict extra more often than not, are a part of a bigger governing approach that animates the politics of worry and lack of confidence and hyperlinks doubtless unrelated issues corresponding to environmental risks, the politics of immigration and nationwide safety, policing strategies, and terrorism. The author’s precise research provides a compelling case for the way the meant “meth epidemic” permits politicians, small city police and executive counter-narcotics brokers to have interaction in a unique policing undertaking in carrier to the wider monetary and geostrategic pursuits of the United States.
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Meth Wars: Police, Media, Power (Alternative Criminology) by Travis Linnemann