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Author Garriott, William Campbell, 1977-
Title Policing methamphetamine : narcopolitics in rural America / William Garriott.
Imprint New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, [2011]

Author Garriott, William Campbell, 1977-
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Subject Methamphetamine -- West Virginia.
Methamphetamine abuse -- West Virginia -- Prevention.
Drug traffic -- Investigation -- West Virginia.
Methamphetamine abuse -- Political aspects -- United States.
Police -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (x, 191 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-180) and index.
Contents The most dangerous drug in America -- It could be here; it could be my neighbor -- You can always tell who's using meth -- The people you'd never suspect -- Against the peace and dignity of the state -- What do you do with them?
Summary In its steady march across the United States, methamphetamine has become, to quote former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, "the most dangerous drug in America." As a result, there has been a concerted effort at the local level to root out the methamphetamine problem by identifying the people at its source-those known or suspected to be involved with methamphetamine. Government-sponsored anti-methamphetamine legislation has enhanced these local efforts, formally and informally encouraging rural residents to identify meth offenders in their communities. Policing Methamphetamine shows what happ.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780814732410 (electronic bk.)
0814732410 (electronic bk.)
9780814733004 (electronic bk.)
081473300X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 756653058
Additional Format Print version: Garriott, William Campbell, 1977- Policing methamphetamine. New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, ©2011 9780814732397 (DLC) 2010039828 (OCoLC)667990325

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