By Neil Carrier,Gernot Klantschnig

ISBN-10: 1848139667

ISBN-13: 9781848139664

ISBN-10: 1848139675

ISBN-13: 9781848139671

Nigerian drug lords in united kingdom prisons, khat-chewing Somali pirates hijacking Western ships, crystal meth-smoking gangs controlling South Africa's streets, and narco-traffickers corrupting the nation in Guinea-Bissau: those are a few of the shiny pictures surrounding medicinal drugs in Africa that have alarmed policymakers, lecturers and most people lately. during this revealing and unique ebook, the authors weave those elements right into a provocative argument approximately Africa's position within the international exchange and keep an eye on of gear. In doing so, they convey how foreign-inspired guidelines have did not support African drug clients yet have bolstered the function of corrupt and brutal legislations enforcement officials, who're tasked with halting the export of heroin and cocaine to ecu and American patron markets.

A very important e-book on an neglected entrance of the so-called warfare on drugs.

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