Food as a Drug: How Good is the Analogy?
Addictions Old and New Conference, University of Richmond, October 23, 2015
Food addiction has emerged as an important field of research. This talk crtically assesses the concept and its bearing on the epidemic of obesity.
University of Kentucky, March 28, 2014
Presented at the Conference on Economic and Political Inequality, this illustrated lecture considers whether Culture War issues have become a political Trojan Horse for wealthy individuals and corporarations, as Thomas Frank has argued, or whether rising inequality is the product of more fundamental forces.
The Global Drug Wars
London School of Economics panel presentation, October 23, 2012
Speaker(s): Professor David Courtwright, Nigel Inkster, Dr William B McAllister, Dr Ethan Nadelmann.
Courtwright presentation begins at 10:20.
The Politics of Nixon's Drug War
David Courtwright's address to the 35th Anniversary Conference for the Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention, Washington, D.C., March 24, 2007 (Craig Gormus, videographer; introduction by Robert DuPont)