The Canadian war on drugs: Structural violence and unequal treatment of Black Canadians

Volume: 25, Issue: 2, Pages: 190 - 195
Published: 1 Mar, 2014

Abstract
This paper examines the impact of Canada's war on drugs on segments of the Black community, specifically with respect to the impact of structural violence, over-policing, and high incarceration rates. It offers evidence of the systemic nature of these dynamics by examining the early context of the war, growing stigma against Blacks, globalizing influences, and the punitive focus of funding and policy. The paper also explores how Black men have...


Paper Details
Title
The Canadian war on drugs: Structural violence and unequal treatment of Black Canadians
DOI
Published Date
Mar 1, 2014
Journal
Volume
25
Issue
2
Pages
190 - 195
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