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Illicit drugs : use and control

Illicit drugs : use and control

Author: Adrian Barton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: LA pamphlet, no.5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Drawing information from a wide-range of sources, Adrian Barton illuminates the complex nature and broad impact illicit drug use has, and provides an overview of the contemporary state of the drug  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Barton
ISBN: 1134461127 9781134461127 0948317078 9780948317071 0415281717 9780415281713 1134461135 9781134461134 1280072679 9781280072673 0203398211 9780203398210
OCLC Number: 1303437055
Language Note: English.
Notes: Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph.
Description: 1 online resource (9p.).
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. Growth and production of illicit drugs --
6. Markets and market forces of illicit drugs --
7. Paying for illicit drugs 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.
Series Title: LA pamphlet, no.5.
Responsibility: Adrian Barton.


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