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The Resource Lies, damned lies, and drug war statistics : a critical analysis of claims made by the office of National Drug Control Policy, Matthew B. Robinson, Renee G. Scherlen

Lies, damned lies, and drug war statistics : a critical analysis of claims made by the office of National Drug Control Policy, Matthew B. Robinson, Renee G. Scherlen

Label
Lies, damned lies, and drug war statistics : a critical analysis of claims made by the office of National Drug Control Policy
Title
Lies, damned lies, and drug war statistics
Title remainder
a critical analysis of claims made by the office of National Drug Control Policy
Statement of responsibility
Matthew B. Robinson, Renee G. Scherlen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinson, Matthew B
Dewey number
363.450973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5825
LC item number
.R63 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Scherlen, Renee G.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Drug control
  • Drug control
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug abuse
Label
Lies, damned lies, and drug war statistics : a critical analysis of claims made by the office of National Drug Control Policy, Matthew B. Robinson, Renee G. Scherlen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- Ideology -- Claims-making and moral panics -- Policy analysis -- 2. About America's drug war -- Key historical events in the drug war -- Goals of the drug war -- Agencies that fight the drug war -- Drug war budgets -- 3. Methodology -- What we did -- How we did it -- Data sources -- Limitations of drug data -- 4. Claims of success in reducing drug use -- General drug use trends for adults and youth -- Marijuana -- Cocaine -- Heroin -- Ecstasy -- Other drugs -- ONDCP emphasizes prevention (but does not fund it) -- 5. Claims of success in healing America's drug users and disrupting drug markets -- Claims of success in healing America's drug users -- Claims of success in disrupting drug markets -- 6. Costs of the drug war -- Economic costs -- Nonpunitive drug war? -- Blurring costs of drugs and costs of the drug war -- Deaths -- Emergency room mentions -- Drugs and crime -- 7. A fair assessment of America's drug war -- Reducing drug use -- Healing drug users -- Disrupting illicit drug markets -- Reducing drug-related crime and violence -- Reducing health and social costs to the public -- Costs of the drug war -- Benefits of the drug war -- 8. Conclusions and policy recommendations -- Lessons from history -- Findings -- A fair assessment of America's drug war -- A rational response to ONDCP failure -- Policy implications : evaluating the drug war and using statistics -- Policy implications : drug war
  • Introduction -- About America's drug war -- Methodology -- Claims of success in reducing drug use -- Claims of success in healing America's drug users and disrupting drug markets -- Costs of the drug war -- A fair assessment of America's drug war -- Conclusions and policy recommendations
Control code
64486801
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780791469750
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006007115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)64486801
Label
Lies, damned lies, and drug war statistics : a critical analysis of claims made by the office of National Drug Control Policy, Matthew B. Robinson, Renee G. Scherlen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- Ideology -- Claims-making and moral panics -- Policy analysis -- 2. About America's drug war -- Key historical events in the drug war -- Goals of the drug war -- Agencies that fight the drug war -- Drug war budgets -- 3. Methodology -- What we did -- How we did it -- Data sources -- Limitations of drug data -- 4. Claims of success in reducing drug use -- General drug use trends for adults and youth -- Marijuana -- Cocaine -- Heroin -- Ecstasy -- Other drugs -- ONDCP emphasizes prevention (but does not fund it) -- 5. Claims of success in healing America's drug users and disrupting drug markets -- Claims of success in healing America's drug users -- Claims of success in disrupting drug markets -- 6. Costs of the drug war -- Economic costs -- Nonpunitive drug war? -- Blurring costs of drugs and costs of the drug war -- Deaths -- Emergency room mentions -- Drugs and crime -- 7. A fair assessment of America's drug war -- Reducing drug use -- Healing drug users -- Disrupting illicit drug markets -- Reducing drug-related crime and violence -- Reducing health and social costs to the public -- Costs of the drug war -- Benefits of the drug war -- 8. Conclusions and policy recommendations -- Lessons from history -- Findings -- A fair assessment of America's drug war -- A rational response to ONDCP failure -- Policy implications : evaluating the drug war and using statistics -- Policy implications : drug war
  • Introduction -- About America's drug war -- Methodology -- Claims of success in reducing drug use -- Claims of success in healing America's drug users and disrupting drug markets -- Costs of the drug war -- A fair assessment of America's drug war -- Conclusions and policy recommendations
Control code
64486801
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780791469750
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006007115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)64486801

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