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Encyclopedia of drug policy

Author: Mark Kleiman; James Hawdon
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, Inc, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Encyclopedia of Drug Policy, with a target publication date of 2011, marks the 40th anniversary of the longest "war" in American history. In 1971, President Richard M. Nixon declared drugs "public enemy number one" and waged the War on Drug after tests on returning Vietnam War veterans revealed alarming levels of heroin use. Spanning two volumes of approximately 450 articles in an A-to-Z format, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kleiman; James Hawdon
ISBN: 9781412976954 1412976952
OCLC Number: 668195988
Description: 2 volumes (xxxiv, 962 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z; index.
Responsibility: editors Mark A.R. Kleiman, James E. Hawdon.


In A-to-Z format and spanning two volumes of 450 entries, this encyclopedia covers all aspects of drug policy through a variety of disciplines including criminology, sociology, psychology and  Read more...


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