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Illicit drugs : use and control

Author: Adrian Barton
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Illicit drugs and their use are a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public. As such, this second edition of the popular Illicit Drugs: Use and Control provides a timely, up-to-date discussion of the key issues raised in the first edition, whilst also providing new chapters which address:Class, gender and raceThe geo-politics of illicit drug production and distributionBritain's drug use  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Barton
ISBN: 1283126788 9781283126786 9786613126788 6613126780 1134007256 9781134007257 0203879910 9780203879917
OCLC Number: 1290087444
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (209 p.)
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements --
British society and illicit drug use : historical perspectives --
Measuring the 'problem' : drug use in contemporary Britain --
The British state's legal and medical responses to illicit drug use --
Illicit drug use : class, gender and ethnicity --
Illicit drugs : growth and production --
The geo-politics of illicit drug production and distribution --
Illicit drugs : markets and market focus --
Illicit drugs : paying for the goods and assessing the costs --
Policing the problem : current trends in UK drug policy --
Comparing British drug policy.
Responsibility: Adrian Barton.

Abstract:

Illicit drugs and their use are a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public. As such, this second edition of the popular Illicit Drugs: Use and Control provides a timely, up-to-date discussion of the key issues raised in the first edition, whilst also providing new chapters which address:Class, gender and raceThe geo-politics of illicit drug production and distributionBritain's drug use within a global contextDrawing information from wide-ranging sources, Adrian Barton illuminates t.

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