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Cops, Soldiers, and Diplomats: Explaining Agency Behavior in the War on Drugs

Tony Payan

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ISBN 10: 0739120646 / ISBN 13: 9780739120644
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220 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.9in. x 0.8in.Cops, Soldiers, and Diplomats is an exceptionally clear exposition of bureaucratic behavior amongst various agencies as each responded to the challenges of the War on Drugs. Chapter by chapter, author Tony Payan exposes the bureaucratic imperatives of the numerous agencies waging the drug war, uncovering some of the fundamental structural reasons why this war could not succeed within the United States: fragmentation, competition, duplication, jealousy, turf-wars, information hiding, and ultimate failure. Payans work will be certain to find an audience with politicians and policy makers, students of sociology and criminology, and anyone interested in the drug war. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780739120644

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Title: Cops, Soldiers, and Diplomats: Explaining ...

Publisher: Lexington Books

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Cops, Soldiers, and Diplomats is an exceptionally clear exposition of bureaucratic behavior amongst various agencies as each responded to the challenges of the War on Drugs. Chapter by chapter, author Tony Payan exposes the bureaucratic imperatives of the numerous agencies waging the drug war, uncovering some of the fundamental structural reasons why this war could not succeed within the United States: fragmentation, competition, duplication, jealousy, turf-wars, information hiding, and ultimate failure. Payan's work will be certain to find an audience with politicians and policy makers, students of sociology and criminology, and anyone interested in the drug war.

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Dr. Tony Payan is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Texas at El Paso.

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