Drug Trafficking in World Capitalism: A Perspective on Jamaican Posses in the U.S.

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Abstract

Describes the role of Jamaican gangs in the intercity trafficking of illegal drugs in the United States, noting the problem within the uneven development of the international capitalist system. Also outlines the contemporary importance of drugs in Jamaican society and economy.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-131
Number of pages17
JournalSocial Justice
Volume16
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1989

Keywords

  • capitalism
  • cocaine
  • drug trafficking
  • under class
  • informal sector
  • economic recessions
  • gangs
  • commodities
  • economics
  • commercial production

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