The Resource A state built on sand : how opium undermined Afghanistan, David Mansfield

A state built on sand : how opium undermined Afghanistan, David Mansfield

Label
A state built on sand : how opium undermined Afghanistan
Title
A state built on sand
Title remainder
how opium undermined Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
David Mansfield
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Mansfield's book examines why drug control - particularly opium bans - have been imposed in Afghanistan; he documents the actors involved; and he scrutinizes how prohibition served divergent and competing interests. Above all this book challenges how we have come to understand political power in rural Afghanistan
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
363.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5840.A23
LC item number
M36 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A state built on sand : how opium undermined Afghanistan, David Mansfield
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-351) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Establishing the Context; Introduction; Rationale; Hypothesis and Questions; Methodology; Structure; 2. Power, Corruption and Drug Crop Cultivation; Introduction; Behaving Like a State: Drug Control and Statebuilding; Fulfilling International Drug Control Obligations in Countries with Limited or Contested Domestic Sovereignty; Conclusion; 3. Rural Livelihoods Perspectives on Drug Crop Production; Introduction
  • Assessing Changes in Patterns of Drug Crop Cultivation from Afar: The Limits of the Current LiteratureReshaping our Understanding of Drug Crop Cultivation and Those Who Cultivate Drug Crops; Using the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach to Improve Understanding of Drug Crop Cultivation and Efforts to Ban It; Conclusion; 4. Research Methodology; Introduction; Focusing the Research; The Research Design; Collecting Primary Data; Adapting to the Security Environment: Methodological and Ethical Considerations; Conclusion; 5. An Historical Overview: Statebuilding and Drug Production in Afghanistan
  • Beyond the Politics of Personalities: An Analysis of the Changing Political and Economic Circumstances of Rural ConstituentsConclusion; 9. The Helmand Food Zone-A Technocratic Response to a Complex Phenomenon; Introduction; The Provincial Context; Banning Opium in the Canal Command Area: The Establishment of the Helmand Food Zone; Conclusion; 10. Shifting Sands: Movements in Political Geography and Poppy Cultivation; Introduction; The Changing Face of Central Helmand; Livelihood Trajectories in Central Helmand; Conclusion; 11. Conclusion; Introduction
  • IntroductionStatebuilding in Afghanistan; Opium Production, Policy and Efforts at Control; Conclusion; 6. Repositioning a Pariah Regime-The Taliban Ban of 2000/01; Introduction; Taking the Moral High Ground; The Ball is in Your Court: Negotiating with the International Community; Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don't; A Movement, Not a Monolith; Conclusion; 7. Nangarhar-A Model Province; Introduction; The Provincial Context; Banning Opium in Nangarhar; Conclusion; 8. The Ban Unravels; Introduction; Politics at the Centre: The Return of the Nangarhari Elite
  • Projecting the Appearance of Power: the Problematic Relationship Between Prohibition and StatebuildingUnderstanding the Diffuse Nature of Political Power in Rural Space; The Rural Population as Political Actors; Distorting the Political Marketplace; Bans as Temporary Coalitions of Interest; Contribution to Policy; Contribution to Theory; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn959951570
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 382 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190638535
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, plates
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36594453
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959951570
  • oso0190638532

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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