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Evidence versus politics : exploiting research in UK drug policy making?

Author: Mark Monaghan
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2011.
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This book provides a new model for evidence-based policy in UK drug policy and will be essential reading for students and researchers in public policy and criminology.
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Monaghan, Mark.
Evidence versus politics.
Bristol : Policy Press, 2011
(OCoLC)555632580
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Monaghan
ISBN: 9781847426987 1847426980 1283018160 9781283018166
OCLC Number: 709895718
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 187 pages)
Contents: EVIDENCE VERSUS POLITICS; Contents; List of tables and figures; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations and key terms; 1. Introduction; 2. The origins and reach of the evidence movement; 3. The two communities of evidence and policy, the challenge of politics and the impact of the media; 4. Competition, conflict and controversy in the making of UK drug classification policy; 5. Developing tools for exploring 'evidence' in politicised policy areas; 6. The nature of evidence in a politicised policy area; 7. The utilisation of evidence in a politicised policy area.
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