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From criminalizing to decriminalizing marijuana : the politics of social control

Author
Anguelov, Nikolay author.
Title
From criminalizing to decriminalizing marijuana : the politics of social control / by Nikolay Anguelov ; with Michael P. McCarthy.
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
Description
ix, 165 pages ; 24 cm
Other contributors
McCarthy, Michael H., 1942- author.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Criminalizing marijuana : the diffusion of anti-marijuana laws from the southern border to the Federal Government / Nikolay Anguelov and Michael P. McCarthy
  • Counterculture and drug use : civil rights, political activism, and the proliferation of marijuana consumption
  • Marijuana as the "gateway" scapegoat : Fighting counterculture and building conservative political clout
  • The escalating costs of the war on drugs : markets, governments, and drug barons
  • The addiction question : is marijuana addictive or not?
  • Decriminalization : the beginning of new political entrepreneurship
  • Policy diffusion in action : actors and factors that fuel marijuana reform / Nikolay Anguelov and Michael P. McCarthy
  • Who is for what? A data analysis of expected benefits from cannabis reform
  • The future : expected benefits, born costs, and unintended consequences.
Summary
"This book juxtaposes the history of anti-marijuana legislation in America with its growing use and social acceptance. It tracks the evolution of cultural and political factors that fuel the current diffusion of cannabis decriminalization"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Marijuana--Political aspects--United States.
Marijuana--Social aspects--United States.
Marijuana--Law and legislation--United States.
Drug legalization--United States.
ISBN
9781498566223 hardcover alkaline paper
1498566227 hardcover alkaline paper
9781498566230 electronic book

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Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
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HV5822.M3 .A54 2018
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Indpls - Ruth Lilly Law Library
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HV5822.M3 A54 2018
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Kokomo Library
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HV5822.M3 A54 2018
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