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Author Robinson, Matthew B.

Title Lies, damned lies, and drug war statistics : a critical analysis of claims made by the Office of National Drug Control Policy / Matthew B. Robinson and Renee G. Scherlen
Edition Second edition
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 310 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- About America's drug war -- Methodology -- Claims about reducing drug use -- Claims about disrupting drug markets and claims about costs of drug abuse -- A fair assessment of America's drug war -- Conclusions and policy recommendations
Summary "Revised and updated edition that analyses how the Office of National Drug Control Policy employs statistics to misleadingly claim the War on Drugs is a success"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Drug abuse -- Government policy -- United States.
Drug abuse -- United States -- Statistics.
Drug control -- United States -- Statistics.
Drug control -- United States.
Drug and Narcotic Control -- statistics & numerical data.
Drug and Narcotic Control.
United States.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Form Electronic book
Author Scherlen, Renee G., 1962-
LC no. 2012048345
ISBN 1438448392 (e-book)
1461954614 (electronic bk.)
9781438448398 (e-book)
9781461954613 (electronic bk.)