Dr Axel Klein – Post Prohibition Scenarios

Dr Axel Klein – Post Prohibition Scenarios

Posted On: November 16, 2011
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Filmed at the ‘After the war on drugs: envisioning a post prohibition world’ event, Dr Axel Klein takes 18 minutes to explore some of the effects which ending Prohibition might have.

Dr Klein is a specialist in addictive behaviour and a trustee of the Transform Drug Policy Foundation.  A social anthropologist by training, he has worked for both the charity sector (ISSD, Drugscope) and inter-governmental agencies (EC, UNODC) in different national and international settings.   He has conducted fieldwork and evaluations in over 20 countries, including Afghanistan, China, Jamaica and Nigeria and his interests include problematic and recreational substance use, the culture of consumption, drug policy and criminal justice reform.

At the University of Kent, he convenes and teaches on courses in different disciplines, including Criminology, Anthropology and Psychotherapy.