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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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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: 9780415281713 0415281717 9780415281720 0415281725
OCLC Number: 1090363798
Description: 1 online resource
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
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