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Author Robins, Philip, author
Title Middle East drugs bazaar : production, prevention and consumption / Philip Robins
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HV5840.M628 R63 2016    AVAILABLE    30650020065864
Descript xiv, 289 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-261) and index
Production spaces. Morocco : 'The Green Petrol' -- Lebanon : local fashion, regional politics -- Qat in Yemen : jeopardising development. -- Consumption spaces. Egypt : the land of the Hashisheen -- Israel : crime and ethnicity -- Saudi Arabia : an inevitable part of modernisation? -- Iran : grappling with addiction. -- Transit spaces. Turkey : from cultivator to conduit -- Dubai : the drugs hub -- Iraq : insurgency and state collapse
This book is concerned with the origins, evolution and impact of drugs on the states and societies of the Middle East. The primary focus of the book is ten countries, chosen because of their substantive yet contrasting experiences with different aspects of drugs, from cultivation, through consumption and trafficking, to state responses and the final incorporation of drugs into the cultures of the different societies
Subject Drug traffic -- Middle East
Drug control -- Middle East
Drug abuse -- Middle East
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