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Drugs : policy and politics

Author: Rhidian Hughes; Rachel Lart; Paul Higate
Publisher: Maidenhead ; New York : Open University Press, 2006.
Series: Introducing social policy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drugs: Policy and Politics" is an accessible introduction to the links between drugs and social policy. Assessing current and recent policies and political responses, it considers the ways in which drugs policy is formulated and implemented in the UK and Europe. The book examines the dynamic context of drug policy through discussions of broader policy fields such as health and the criminal justice system. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Drugs.
Maidenhead ; New York : Open University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006299026
(OCoLC)62132554
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rhidian Hughes; Rachel Lart; Paul Higate
ISBN: 9780335225835 0335225837 1280954094 9781280954092 9786610954094 6610954097
OCLC Number: 244006387
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 143 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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