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Illegal Trade, Drugs

  • By: Daniella E. Bove-LaMonica
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The illegal drug trade describes a transnational process that involves the production and distribution of illicit narcotic and psychotropic substances in response to a given demand. Being that these kinds of drugs are generally considered illegal substances, their manufacturing ...

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