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Illicit drugs : use and control

Author: Adrian Barton
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The 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 race, The geo-politics of illicit drug production and distribution, Britain's drug use within a global context. This accessible book, with its inclusion of new pedagogical features, will be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Barton, Adrian.
Illicit drugs.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2010043373
(OCoLC)430052246
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Barton
ISBN: 9780203879917 0203879910 9781134007257 1134007256 9781134007202 1134007205 9781134007240 1134007248
OCLC Number: 730501933
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 195 pages) : illustrations
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.

Abstract:

The 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 race, The geo-politics of illicit drug production and distribution, Britain's drug use within a global context. This accessible book, with its inclusion of new pedagogical features, will be essential reading for students and researchers working in the area of drugs and society.

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