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Khat and the Informal Globalization of a Psychoactive Commodity

Klein, Axel (2011) Khat and the Informal Globalization of a Psychoactive Commodity. In: Costa Storti, Claudia and de Grauwe, Paul, eds. Illicit Trade and the Global Economy. CESifo Seminar Series . MIT Press, pp. 179-202. ISBN 978-0-262-01655-1. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:28960)

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Abstract

Over the past decade khat has become a globally available commodity, popular among

production and consumption are spreading into countries across Africa where it was

benefited from the cash crop, public health and social control. Khat, is the only ‘new’

National bans have engendered trading networks that move from the licit to the criminal.

serious implications for farming families and national economies in Eastern Africa, but

entirely by African interests.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV5800 Drug habits and abuse
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2012 09:16 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 08:51 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/28960 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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