Dispatches from the Drug War: Public Opinion and the Policing of Drug Use in Jacksonville

Recent Points inductee Kyle Bridge devoted some of his M.A. research to drug use trends and crime rates in Jacksonville, Florida. Here he presents a modified and abridged version of his work. Since at least the early twentieth century, as regular Points readers will know, many Americans have associated illicit drug use with criminality orContinue reading “Dispatches from the Drug War: Public Opinion and the Policing of Drug Use in Jacksonville”

The Points Interview: Eric Schneider

This week’s Points Interview is number fifteen in the series, and features Eric Schneider talking smack about Smack: Heroin and the American City.  Eric’s book has just appeared in a paperback edition, so this interview is a timely revisiting of this important study of heroin in postwar urban America.  Eric Schneider is Assistant Dean andContinue reading “The Points Interview: Eric Schneider”

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