Drugs: Policy And Politics: Policy and Politics

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), 2006 M05 1 - 143 páginas
Drugs: Policy and Politics provides an important set of tools with which to rethink the diversity of drug use and drug users. The book examines the dynamic context of drug policy through discussions of broader policy fields such as health and the criminal justice system and offer evidence-based insights into the social complexities of both drug use and drug users.
 

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Chapter 01 Social Exclusion Drugs and Policy
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Chapter 02 Gender Drugs and Policy
18
Chapter 04 One Step Forward Two Steps Back? The Politics of Race1 and Drugs and How Policymakers Interpret Things
45
Chapter 05 Drugs Law and the Regulation of Harm
59
Chapter 06 Drugs Crime and Criminal Justice
75
Chapter 07 Drugs and Health Policy
92
Epidemiology and the Evolution of a European Drug Policy
113
Chapter 09 Contemporary Social Theory in the Drugs Field
125
Index
139
Back Cover
144
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Rhidian Hughes is Senior Research Fellow at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine.

Rachel Lart is a Lecturer in Social Policy in the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol. She is interested in in the analysis of drugs policy and has also done research in the overlap between mental health and the criminal justice system.

Paul Higate is a Lecturer in Social Policy in the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol. His research and teaching interests are diverse but have included a teaching based concern to broaden the field of social policy within the context of debates around postmodernity.

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