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Drugs : policy and politics

Author: Rhidian Hughes; Rachel Lart; Paul Higate
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2006.
Series: Introducing social policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Set within the context of current and recent policy and political response, this study considers the way in which policy has been formulated and implemented with reference to a range of substantive and theoretical areas.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rhidian Hughes; Rachel Lart; Paul Higate
ISBN: 033521617X 0335216161 9780335216178 9780335216161
OCLC Number: 62132554
Description: xvi, 143 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Social exclusion, drugs and policy / Joanne Neale --
2. Gender, drugs and policy / Trish Harding --
3. Young people and drugs / Margaret Melrose --
4. One step forward, two steps back? : the politics of 'race' and drugs and how policy-makers interpret things / Kazim Khan --
5. Drugs, law and the regulation of harm / Michael Shiner --
6. Drugs, crime and criminal justice / Rhidian Hughes and Nerys Anthony --
7. Drugs and health policy / Rachel Lart --
8. Drifting towards a more common approach to a more common problem : epidemiology and the evolution of a European drug policy / Henri Bergeron and Paul Griffiths --
9. Contemporary social theory in the drugs field / Paul Higate.
Series Title: Introducing social policy.
Responsibility: edited by Rhidian Hughes, Rachel Lart, and Paul Higate.
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Assessing policies and political responses, this book considers the ways in which drugs policy is formulated and implemented in the UK and Europe. It examines the dynamic context of drug policy  Read more...


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