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By Tony Payan,Kathleen Staudt,Z. Anthony Kruszewski

ISBN-10: 0816530335

ISBN-13: 9780816530335

ISBN-10: 0816530343

ISBN-13: 9780816530342

More than 40 years have handed considering that President Richard Nixon defined unlawful medicinal drugs as “public enemy number 1” and declared a “War on Drugs.” lately the United international locations international fee on Drug coverage declared that “the international struggle on medications has failed with devastating outcomes for people and societies round the world.” Arguably, no different kingdom has suffered as a lot from the conflict on medicines as Mexico. From 2006 to 2012 by myself, at the very least sixty thousand humans have died. a few specialists have stated that the particular quantity is a couple of hundred thousand. as the conflict used to be conceived and established through US policymakers and officers, many commentators think that the us is deeply implicated within the bloodshed.

A struggle that Can’t Be Won is the 1st e-book to incorporate contributions from students on either side of the US–Mexico border. It offers a distinct breadth of standpoint at the many dimensions of the societal situation that is affecting citizens of either nations—particularly those that reside and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes functional steps towards fixing a predicament that exhibits no indicators of abating below present guidelines. every one bankruptcy is predicated on well-documented info, together with formerly unavailable facts that was once acquired via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. via bringing jointly perspectives from either side of the border, in addition to from numerous educational disciplines, this quantity deals a wider view of a fancy problem—and attainable solutions.

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