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Somethings in the air : race, crime, and the legalization of marijuana / edited by Katherine Tate, James Lance Taylor, and Mark Q. Sawyer
Alternate Title Race, crime, and the legalization of marijuana
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York, NY : Routledge, [2013]
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Subject(s) Drug legalization -- Social aspects -- United States
Marijuana -- United States
African Americans -- Drug use
Hispanic Americans -- Drug use
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States
Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions
Physical Description viii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Editors' introduction: ending a war or just California dreamin'? / Katherine Tate, James Lance Taylor, and Mark Q. Sawyer -- Criminal justice costs of prohibiting marijuana in California / Jonathan P. Caulkins and Beau Kilmer -- Public-health considerations in the legalization debate Chyvette T. Williams and Thomas Lyons -- The paths not (yet) taken: lower risk alternatives to full-market legalization of cannabis / Robert J. MacCoun -- Why did Proposition 19 fail? / J. Andrew Sinclair, Jaclyn R. Kimble, and R. Michael Alvarez -- Winds of change: Black opinion on legalizing marijuana / Katherine Tate -- The highs and lows of support for marijuana legalization among white Americans / Paul Musgrave and Clyde Wilcox -- Building minority community power through legalization / James Lance Taylor -- The Latino politics of Proposition 19: criminal justice and immigration / Melissa R. Michelson and Joe Tafoya -- No half-measures: Mexico's Quixotic policy on California's Proposition 19 / Nathan Jones -- The "chronic" and coercion: exploring how legalizing marijuana might get the U.S. government off the backs and throats of Americans (or, not) / Chriatian Davenport
Alternate Author Tate, Katherine
Taylor, James Lance
Sawyer, Mark Q., 1972-

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