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Illicit drugs : use and control

Author: Adrian Barton
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illuminates the complex nature and broad impact illicit drug use carries in its wake and provides an overview of the contemporary state of the British drug 'scene'.Essential for students and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Barton
ISBN: 0415281717 9780415281713 0415281725 9780415281720
OCLC Number: 718375296
Description: 186 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. An Historical Overview of the Social Construction of the British 'Drug Problem' 3. Measuring the 'Problem': Drug use in contemporary Britain 4. The British State's Legal and Medical Responses to Illicit Drug Use 5. Illicit Drugs: Growth and production 6. Illicit Drugs: Markets and market forces 7. Illicit Drugs: Paying for the Goods and Assessing the Costs 8. 'Forget the Myth We're Desperados Standing on Street Corners. This is a Demand Led Market' 9. 'Let's Get Real': Contemporary directions in UK drug policy 10. British Drug Policy in a European Context
Responsibility: Adrian Barton.

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