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Argues that President Bush is using the war on drugs to blame foreigners for the crisis in American cities Our orders are sent from our warehouse locally or directly from our international distributors to allow us to offer you the best possible price and delivery time. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: President Bush has made the war against drugs the number one issue on the contemporary American political agenda. In this revised edition of his classic book, available for the first time in paperback, Edward Jay Epstein argues that the president has adopted the strategy of his forebear, Richard Nixon, in using the drugs war to blame foreigners for the crisis in America’s cities, and to provide a smokescreen for unrelated political activity designed to bolster executive power.
The drugs crackdown has seen an almost hundredfold increase in the federal budget for narco-politics in the fifteen years since Agency of Fear was first published, while statistics on drug-running have been massaged. Epstein points out that, despite the massive budgets and public relations brouhaha, drug importation, as measured against wholesale price, has in fact grown.
L'autore: Edward Jay Epstein’s books include Agency of Fear: Opiates and Political Power in America, Deception: The Invisible War Between the CIA and the KGB, The Rise and Fall of Diamonds, Inquest: The Warren Commission and the Establishment of Truth and News from Nowhere.
Titolo: Agency of Fear
Casa editrice: Verso Books
Data di pubblicazione: 1990
Condizione libro: New
Edizione: 2nd Revised edition.
Descrizione libro Verso. Condizione: Very Good. All sales benefits The Maryland Book Bank. Codice articolo 2-M-5-0721
Descrizione libro Verso, 1990. Paperback. Condizione: Acceptable. This is a used book. Potential defects may exist (folds, creases, highlighting, writing/markings, staining, stickers and/or sticker residue, ETC.) COAS Books, A Bookstore for Everyone. Ships Within 24 Hours - Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Codice articolo mon0000974912
Descrizione libro Verso. Paperback. Condizione: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Codice articolo 2827387571
Descrizione libro Verso Books. Paperback. Condizione: Fair. Codice articolo G0860915298I5N00
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Descrizione libro Verso, 1990. Condizione: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Codice articolo 0860915298-2-4
Descrizione libro Verso, 1990. Paperback. Condizione: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Codice articolo S_211690394
Descrizione libro Verso, 1990. Paperback. Condizione: Very Good. Paperback in very good condition. Codice articolo 149243
Descrizione libro Verso, 1990. Paperback. Condizione: Very Good. Very good paperback. Review copy slip laid in. Spine is uncreased, binding tight and sturdy; text also very good. Shelfwear is very minor. Tiny red dot/remainder mark on bottom edge. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Codice articolo 225035
Descrizione libro Verso, 1990. Paperback. Condizione: Used: Good. Codice articolo SONG0860915298