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How drug dealers settle disputes

Angela Patrice Taylor

How drug dealers settle disputes

violent and nonviolent outcomes

by Angela Patrice Taylor

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Published by Criminal Justice Press in Monsey, N.Y .
Written in English


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Publisher description: Dr. Angela Taylor"s ethnographic study is the first to center on nonviolent outcomes in drug disputes and one of the few to highlight assaults (as opposed to homicides) in drug-selling violence. The research is based on extensive interviews with 25 street-level drug sellers in New York City. Dr. Taylor found that conflicts over money owed to dealers and the theft of their drug supplies were more likely to produce violent outcomes than disputes involving personal insults. Interestingly, conflicts over drug-selling territories--a notorious source of violence--were equally likely to be resolved nonviolently as violently. The availability of weapons during disputes and the presence of unequal numbers of partisans of the principals were associated with violent outcomes. Other factors militating against resorting to violence included mutual personal respect among the opposing parties and the high solvability quotient of the dispute. Extensive excerpts from Dr. Taylor"s interviews with the drug sellers yield rich insights into the thoughts, emotions and world-views of her subjects. The study also expands and strengthens situational theories of violence.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-229) and index.

Statementby Angela P. Taylor
SeriesQualitative studies in crime and justice -- v. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5833.N45 T39 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24535070M
ISBN 101881798763
ISBN 109781881798767
LC Control Number2009277803
OCLC/WorldCa182563702

It's been three years since Sudhir started hanging out with J.T. and his gang. Sudhir starts to become curious about J.T.'s work and J.T. challenges Sudhir to be gang leader for a day. Sudhir encounters dealing with drug dealers, theifs, and making unforeseeable decisions. Brass goes against J.T.'s rules and is givin a beating as his consiquence. Emma Jane Unsworth’s story of two smart, bored women in the English city of Manchester is a tale of blurry parties, disputes with drug dealers, and sour-mouthed hangovers. The misadventures of Laura and Tyler, both hovering around the age of 30, are described in thrilling, nauseating detail. often used to settle disputes. Even 30 years following Goldstein’s seminal article, its lessons are still relevant. growing up around drug dealers and drug addicts, I have seen addicts go through even been hit with one of the oldest tricks in the book, the snatch and run. This trick is when the.


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This formal study centered on nonviolent outcomes in drug disputes and. How Drug Dealers Settle Disputes: Violent and Nonviolent Outcomes Article (PDF Available) in Contemporary Sociology 38(1) January with 24 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Scott Grills.

The research is based on extensive interviews with 25 street-level drug sellers in New York City. Taylor found that conflicts over money owed to dealers and the theft of their drug supplies were more likely to produce violent outcomes than disputes involving personal by: In this compelling ethnographic study, Angela Taylor delivers an inside view of how drug dealers settle disputes—yielding rich insight into situational theories of violence and the nature of the drug trade.

Taylor draws on firsthand accounts to address the following questions: What are the characteristics of drug-business disputes.

As highlighted by previous studies, when there are issues between drug dealers and their clients (e.g., quality or content of drugs), there are no formal means for dispute resolution (Jacobs and. Of course, even as Sessions himself admits, the war on drugs also leads to increased violence, as drug dealers cannot go to the courts to settle disputes among themselves or with their customers.

Before 9/11, the war on drugs was the go-to excuse. Illegal drug dealers sell to anyone. Legal ones are licensed and help keep drugs such as beer, cigarettes, and pharmaceuticals away from minors. Illegal dealers settle disputes with : Peter Moskos. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Subscribe now so you won’t miss updates about our campus, news, and events.

Review of How Drug Dealers Settle Disputes: Violent and Nonviolent Outcomes by Angela P. Taylor. Criminal Justice Review 33(4)– PRESENTATIONS Dickinson.

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Other ethnicities. In order to live and function in the community, they must adapt to a street reality that is often dominated by people who at best are suffering severely in some way and who are apt to resort quickly to violence to settle disputes.

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Wilkinson is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Temple University. Bibliographic information. How Drug Dealers Settle Disputes: Violent and Nonviolent Outcomes Angela P.

Taylor In this compelling ethnographic study, Angela Taylor delivers an inside view of how drug dealers settle disputes—yielding rich insight into situational theories of violence and the nature of the drug trade. First, writes Staley, “the root of the criminal activity stemming from drug use flows from users’ inability to afford their habit” because enforcement increases drug prices.

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They didn’t eat, drink, sleep, mate, or nurse their young, and soon : Lawrence Kelmenson, MD. It is widely assumed that, as a consequence, illegal entrepreneurs, such as drug dealers and human smugglers, make routine use of violence to settle disagreements or punish failures.

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