Essays about: "war on drugs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words war on drugs.

  1. 1. Finding a Way Out of the Weeds : The effect legalization of recreational marijuana has on unemployment and arrests – are there any racial disparities?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maya Heyman; [2020]
    Keywords : Legalization; Recreational marijuana; Unemployment; Arrest rates; United States; Colorado; Difference-in-difference;

    Abstract : The United States has long waged war against drugs resulting in, amongst other things, theworld’s largest prison population and costing society billions of dollars yearly. As a possible solution to the problem, legalization of recreational marijuana has emerged with Colorado as a pioneering state. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perceptions of Rodrigo Duterte among his Filipino supporters living in Sweden and the Philippines

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Daria Malmgren; [2019]
    Keywords : the Philippines; Duterte; the war against drugs; charismatic leadership; behaviouralapproach; attributive approach; populism; penal populism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis draws on eleven semi-structured interviews with Duterte supporters. It analyses how the president is perceived by Filipinos, more specifically by those who support him and live in Sweden and the Philippines, in order to provide an in-depth understanding of the appeal of Duterte to his supporters. READ MORE

  3. 3. Coping with a war on drugs : Bachelor Thesis

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap; Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för socialvetenskap

    Author : Arman Ahmadzadeh; Hannes Rytkönen; [2018]
    Keywords : War on drugs; Stigma; Labeling; Coping;

    Abstract : After the 2016 election of president Duterte, the Philippines have been actively fighting a war on drugs inside their own country according to the new policies developed by the newly chosen regime. These policies have led to the several thousands of dead in police operations which are by many called out as extrajudicial executions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Arbitrary Power and the Weakening of the Rule of Law in Duterte's War on Drugs: a qualitative interview study with members of the Filipino Human Rights Community

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Nadine Flatt; [2018]
    Keywords : War on Drugs; Philippines; rule of law; rule of men; arbitrary power; extrajudicial killings; Skype interviews; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Rodrigo Roa Duterte was elected president of the Philippines in 2016. He launched a violent War on Drugs only one day after his assumption of the presidency. In his inaugural speech, Duterte described his adherence to the rule of law as uncompromising. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Drug Free Society: Drug Politics as a Field of Struggles : A Discourse Analysis of the Drug Politics Debate in Svenska Dagbladet and Dagens Nyheter, 1992-2018.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Daniela Trocilo Tavares Genovez; [2017]
    Keywords : Drug Politics; Discourse; Sweden; Field; Bourdieu; Foucault;

    Abstract : New ways to deal with the drug problem seems to be emerging in western countries. Sweden, however, holds on to its strict zero-tolerance approach. READ MORE