The Politics of Drugs Perceptions, Power and Policies /

This book explores the complexities of drugs policy in Britain, contradicting the over simplified representation found in the public sphere. It focuses on developments in Britain since the Misuse of Drugs Act of 1971, covering debates at national level and local experiences set in international and...

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Main Author: MacGregor, Susanne. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: SpringerLink eBooks
Language:English
Published: London : Palgrave Macmillan UK : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
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Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-49682-9
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction: Change and Continuity.- 2. UK Drug Policy
  • 3. Local Impacts of Policy.- 4. The International Context.- 5. The Battle of Ideas
  • 6. The Battle of Interests.- 7. Evidence and Policy.- 8. Politics and Drugs Policy in Britain.- 9. Conclusion: Conflict Resolution?.