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Illicit drugs : use and control

Author: Adrian Barton
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Drawing information from wide-ranging sources, Adrian Barton illuminates the complex nature and broad impact that illicit drug use carries in its wake and provides an overview of the contemporary state of the drug 'scene'.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Barton
ISBN: 9780415492331 0415492335 9780415492379 0415492378 9786613126788 6613126780
OCLC Number: 430052246
Description: xi, 195 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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 u.k. drug policy --
Comparing british drug policy.
Responsibility: by Adrian Barton.
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Drawing information from wide-ranging sources, Adrian Barton illuminates the complex nature and broad impact that illicit drug use carries in its wake and provides an overview of the contemporary state of the drug 'scene'.

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