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By Travis Linnemann

ISBN-10: 1479800023

ISBN-13: 9781479800025

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How the conflict on medicines is maintained via racism,authority and public opinion. 
From the hit tv sequence Breaking Bad, to day-by-day information stories, anti-drug ads campaigns and  hugely publicized world-wide hunts for “narcoterrorists” akin to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the drug, methamphetamine occupies a distinct and demanding area within the public’s imagination.  In Meth Wars, Travis Linnemann situates the "meth epidemic" in the broader tradition and politics of drug regulate and mass incarceration.

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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How the warfare on medicines is maintained via racism,authority and public opinion. From the hit tv sequence Breaking undesirable, to day-by-day information stories, anti-drug ads campaigns and  hugely publicized world-wide hunts for “narcoterrorists” reminiscent of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the drug, methamphetamine occupies a special and demanding area within the public’s mind's eye.

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