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NCJ Number: 171040 Find in a Library
Title: NarcoDiplomacy: Exporting the U.S. War on Drugs
Author(s): H R Friman
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 183
Sponsoring Agency: Cornell University Press
Ithaca, NY 14851
Publication Number: ISBN 0-8014-3274-X
Sale Source: Cornell University Press
512 E. State Street
P.O. Box 250
Ithaca, NY 14851
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book explores relations among developed countries concerned about controlling the illicit drug trade.
Abstract: The book: (1) explores German and Japanese responses to the American agenda from the early 1900s through each country's formal withdrawal from the international drug control efforts of the League of Nations; (2) examines German drug control policy, especially regarding cocaine, from 1909 to 1934, while the United States was trying to bring manufactured narcotics under the same sorts of controls applied to opium; (3) analyzes how Japanese drug control policy from 1906 to 1939 was influenced by US charges of transshipment and Chinese narcotization; (4) examines Japanese and German drug control policy during post-World War II occupation and subsequent pressures to adhere to the Nixon and Reagan-Bush drug campaigns; (5) examines the relationship between state capacity and foreign compliance in light of the German and Japanese experience; and (6) outlines the ramifications of these findings for the future of US drug control policy. Tables, notes, index
Main Term(s): Controlled Substances
Index Term(s): Country-by-country analyses; Drug law offenses; Drug Policy; Drug prevention programs; Germany; International cooperation; International drug law enforcement; International literature; Japan
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