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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 on the grounds that President Richard Nixon defined unlawful medicinal drugs as “public enemy #1” and declared a “War on Drugs.” lately the United international locations worldwide fee on Drug coverage declared that “the international struggle on medications has failed with devastating results for people and societies round the world.” Arguably, no different kingdom has suffered as a lot from the battle on medicines as Mexico. From 2006 to 2012 on my own, a minimum of sixty thousand humans have died. a few specialists have acknowledged that the particular quantity is a couple of hundred thousand. as the warfare used to be conceived and dependent 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 ebook to incorporate contributions from students on either side of the US–Mexico border. It presents a different breadth of viewpoint at the many dimensions of the societal drawback that is affecting citizens of either nations—particularly those that stay and paintings within the borderlands. It additionally proposes useful steps towards fixing a trouble that exhibits no symptoms of abating lower than present rules. every one bankruptcy relies on well-documented information, together with formerly unavailable proof that used to be got via freedom-of-information inquiries in Mexico. through bringing jointly perspectives from each side of the border, in addition to from a number of educational disciplines, this quantity bargains a wider view of a posh problem—and attainable solutions.

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