Collapse of the Global Order on Drugs: From UNGASS 2016 to Review 2019

Collapse of the Global Order on Drugs: From UNGASS 2016 to Review 2019


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787564886
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date: 09/28/2018
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Axel Klein is a researcher and project consultant with a long standing commitment to drug policy reform. Axel has headed the research and international units at DrugScope and been a trustee for Transform, two UK NGOs. is publications include The Khat Controversy: Stimulating the Debate on Drugs (2007),Caribbean Drugs: From Criminalization to Harm Reduction (2004), and Drugs and the World (2009). More recently Axel has published on cannabis cultivation and the anthropology of drugs. He has been the editor of journal Drugs and Alcohol Today since 2007.
Blaine Stothard is an educationalist and prevention specialist who came to drug policy through an advisory role in a London LEA at the time of the UK’s first national drug policy. He was active in the Healthy Schools programmes from 1998 to 2010 as an independent consultant, has worked on related policy development and implementation in the UK and Eastern Europe and was the external consultant for the Moscow-based schools drug education programme run by Project HOPE from 1998 to 2006. He has been the co-editor of Drugs and Alcohol Today since 2014.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Michel Kazatchkine
Introduction; Axel Klein and Blaine Stothard
Chapter 1. The 2016 UNGASS on Drugs: A Catalyst for the Drug Policy Reform Movement; Ann Fordham Fordham and Heather Haase
Chapter 2. The Death Penalty for Drug Offences: Pulling Back the Curtain to Expose a Flawed Regime; Gen Sander and Rick Lines
Chapter 3. Measuring the ‘World Drug Problem’: 2019 and Beyond; David R. Bewley-Taylor and Marie Nougier
Chapter 4. Improving Access to Internationally Controlled Essential Medicines in the Post-UNGASS, Agenda 2030 Framework; Katherine Irene Pettus
Chapter 5. The Elephant in the Room: Cannabis in the International Drug Control Regime; Tom Blickman
Chapter 6. Drug Policy in the Russian Federation: Do Control Policies Produce More Harm Than Drugs?;Mikhail Golichenko, Anya Sarang, Khalid Tinasti and Isabela Barbosa
Chapter 7. Consensus and Contradictions in ASEAN: An Analysis of Southeast Asia at and After UNGASS 2016; Ricky Gunawan and Gloria Lai
Chapter 8. Deconstructing the Islamic Bloc: The Middle East and North Africa and Pluralistic Drugs Policy; Maziyar Ghiabi
Chapter 9. Breaking Ranks: Pioneering Drug Policy Protagonism in Uruguay and Bolivia; Jonas von Hoffmann
Chapter 10. The Netherlands, Portugal and the Czech Republic: Political Perceptions and Legal Realities; Danilo Ballotta and Brendan Hughes
Chapter 11. The European Union in Panglossian Stagnation; Caroline Chatwin
Chapter 12. United States Drug Policy: Flexible Prohibition and Regulation; Zara Snapp and Jorge Herrera Valderrábano
Chapter 13. West Africa; Leandre Banon and Maria-Goretti Loglo
Chapter 14. Switzerland: Moving Towards Public Health and Harm Reduction; Frank Zobel and Larissa J. Maier
Chapter 15. Epilogue; Mike Trace

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