Narcotics: Crime, Terrorism and Control

By: S.P. Kar

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At the outset, the book gives a list of the currently available narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, classified under relevant categories with a description of their origins and effects on users, to enable the reader to know the wide variety of drugs in use the world over. The theoretical explanations in respect of the diverse, and often queer, drug abuse patterns and their consequences have been highlighted. The region-wise history and the style of production of narcotics as well as the economics and geo-politics involved therein have been examined. The book investigates the diverse drug trafficking patterns, the layout of the global drug routes and the functioning of major drug cartels in Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Nuances of the profit-giving drugs trade that does the billion dollar funding of insurgencies and gunrunning across the globe have also been probed.There is special forms on the pattern and role of substance abuse in national and international sports. Besides, the book contains a summary of the history of the international communitys intervention in thwarting the escalation of the drug menace.Printed Pages: 306.

Title: Narcotics: Crime, Terrorism and Control

Author Name: S.P. Kar

Categories: India, Crime and Police,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2009

ISBN: 8187966998

ISBN 13: 9788187966999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 104436

Keywords: Narcotics: Crime, Terrorism and Control S.P. Kar