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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 due to the fact that President Richard Nixon defined unlawful medicines as “public enemy #1” and declared a “War on Drugs.” lately the United international locations international fee on Drug coverage declared that “the worldwide conflict on medicines has failed with devastating results for people and societies round the world.” Arguably, no different nation has suffered as a lot from the battle on medicines as Mexico. From 2006 to 2012 by myself, not less than sixty thousand humans have died. a few specialists have acknowledged that the particular quantity is a couple of hundred thousand. as the warfare was once conceived and established by way of 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 presents a different breadth of standpoint at the many dimensions of the societal obstacle that has effects on citizens of either nations—particularly those that dwell and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes sensible steps towards fixing a concern that indicates no indicators of abating lower than present guidelines. every one bankruptcy is predicated on well-documented info, together with formerly unavailable facts that used to be acquired via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. by way of bringing jointly perspectives from each side of the border, in addition to from a number of educational disciplines, this quantity deals a much broader view of a posh problem—and attainable solutions.

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