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    European Official Development Assistance to the Philippines

    • Joel Rocamora
    20 October 1992
    Book
    The studies in this book focus mainly on the period of the Corazon Aquino presidency. It was this period that European Overseas Development Assistance to the Philippines begun to increase significantly.
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    The Debt Boomerang

    • Susan George
    10 June 1992
    Book

    In an unsettling but lucid critique, The Debt boomerang shows that we in the North must also pay the price of World bank and IMF policies that have accelerated deforestation, encouraged mass migrations, fuelled an expanding drug trade and heightened global instability and conflict.

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    Coca and cocaine

    • Antony R. Henman
    05 October 1990

    publicationThis article examines alternatives to the War on Drugs through a comparative analysis of attitudes toward coca and cocaine in South America. Two regions of traditional coca use and cultivation -- northwest Amazonas state in Brazil and the department of Cusco in Peru -- are compared to highlight the differences between Peruvian and Brazilian attitudes toward coca and ethnic identity.

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    Coca and cocaine

    • Antony R. Henman
    11 January 1990

    publicationThis article examines alternatives to the War on Drugs through a comparative analysis of attitudes toward coca and cocaine in South America. Two regions of traditional coca use and cultivation -- northwest Amazonas state in Brazil and the department of Cusco in Peru -- are compared to highlight the differences between Peruvian and Brazilian attitudes toward coca and ethnic identity.

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  5. Development of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, 1971

    01 July 1989
    Paper

    The 196l Single Convention did not include so-called "psychotropic substances" such as amphetamines and barbiturates among the drugs controlled. The discussions on the scope of control were focused on plant-based drugs, such as cannabis, poppy cultivation, poppy straw, coca bush and coca leaves This document describes the development of an international instrument for the control of psychotropic substances.

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    Drogas: distorsiones y realidades

    • Rosa Del Olmo
    30 June 1989

    publicationLa preocupación cada vez mayor por regular la producción, el tráfico y el consumo de una serie de sustancias alteradoras de la conciencia, más conocidas como drogas,ha variado a lo largo de los años, no tanto por la peligrosidad de estas sustancias, sino más bien por factores de tipo económico y político.

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    Development of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, 1971

    01 January 1989

    publicationThe 196l Single Convention did not include so-called "psychotropic substances" such as amphetamines and barbiturates among the drugs controlled. The discussions on the scope of control were focused on plant-based drugs, such as cannabis, poppy cultivation, poppy straw, coca bush and coca leaves This document describes the development of an international instrument for the control of psychotropic substances.

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  8. A Fate Worse than Debt

    • Susan George
    16 November 1988
    Book

    How did the Third World countries accumulate a staggering trillion dollars' worth of debt? Who really shoulders the burden of reimbursement? How should we deal with the debt crisis? Susan George answers these questions with the solid evidence and verve familiar to readers of 'How the Other Half Dies'.

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    The Money Mandarins

    24 March 1986
    Book
    Far from seeing free market economics as providing a solution to the effects of the destabilizing flows of "Eurodollars," Wachtel believes that regulation is necessary. Chief source of instability in the world economy is unregulated international banking.
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    Ill Fares the Land

    • Susan George
    10 June 1985
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    Food for Beginners

    • Susan George, Nigel Paige
    13 June 1982
    Book

    This is not a cookbook. It contains food for thought - and the recipes of power. Food for Beginners is a disturbing book: the facts are grim, the picture bleak. But the wit, sheer logic and force of this documentary comicbook, point beyond despair to justice.

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    The therapeutic value of coca in contemporary medicine

    • Andrew T. Weil
    01 January 1981

    publicationCoca appears to be a useful treatment for various gastro-intestinal ailments, motion sickness, and laryngeal fatigue. It can be an adjunct in programs of weight reduction and physical fitness and may be a fast-acting antidepressant. It is of value in treating dependence on stronger stimulants.

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  13. How the Other Half Dies

    • Susan George
    09 June 1976
    Book

    Hunger is not a scourge but a scandal. This is the premise of Susan George's classic study of world hunger. Re-released in 2009 as free online download.

  14. Informe de la Comisión de Investigación sobre la Hoja de Coca

    01 May 1950

    En 1961 se incluyó la hoja de coca en la Lista I de la Convención Única de Estupefacientes, junto a la cocaína y la heroína. La inclusión ha causado mucho daño en la región andina por lo que se hace imprescindible una corrección para prevenir futuros conflictos, y en respeto a las culturas andino-amazónicas. Las razones que motivaron la inclusión de la hoja de coca en la Convención Única de 1961 se fundamentaron principalmente en un informe de las Naciones Unidas pedido por el representante permanente del Perú y que fue preparado por una comisión que visitó brevemente Bolivia y Perú en 1949. En esta sección usted encontrará el Informe a la Comisión de Estupefacientes y al Consejo Social y Económico de las Naciones Unidas ECOSOC.

  15. Report of the Commission of Enquiry on the Coca Leaf

    01 May 1950

    In 1961 the coca leaf was listed on Schedule I of the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs together with cocaine and heroin. The inclusion of coca has caused much harm to the Andean region and a historical correction is long overdue, for the sake of further conflict prevention and out of respect for the Andean culture. The rationale for including the coca leaf in the 1961 Single Convention is mainly rooted in the Report of the Commission of Inquiry on the Coca Leaf from May 1950 The report was requested of the United Nations by the permanent representative of Peru that was prepared by a commission that visited Bolivia and Peru briefly in 1949.

     

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