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Illicit Drugs : Use and control.

Author: Adrian Barton
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 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 raceThe geo-politics of illicit drug production and distributionBritain's drug use within a global contextThis accessible book, with its inclusion of new pedagogical features, will be essential  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Barton, Adrian.
Illicit Drugs : Use and control.
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Barton
ISBN: 9780203879917 0203879910
OCLC Number: 797919257
Description: 1 online resource (209 pages)
Contents: Cover; Illicit Drugs Use and control; Copyright; Contents; Preface and acknowledgements; 1. British society and illicit drug use: historical perspectives; 2. Measuring the 'problem': drug use in contemporary Britain; 3. The British state's legal and medical responses to illicit drug use; 4. Illicit drug use: class, gender and ethnicity; 5. Illicit drugs: growth and production; 6. The geo-politics of illicit drug production and distribution; 7. Illicit drugs: markets and market forces; 8. Illicit drugs: paying for the goods and assessing the costs. 9. Policing the problem: current trends in UK drug policy10. Comparing British drug policy; Bibliography; Index.

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 raceThe geo-politics of illicit drug production and distributionBritain's drug use within a global contextThis 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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