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Pryce, Sue, 1947-
Fixing drugs : the politics of drug prohibition / Sue Pryce
Alternate Title Politics of drug prohibition
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV5801 .P75 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Drug control
Drug abuse
Physical Description xx, 173 p. ; 22 cm
Summary "In this unique and engaging book, Sue Pryce tackles the major issues surrounding drug policy. Why do governments persist with prohibition policies, despite their proven inefficacy? Why are some drugs criminalized, and some not? And why does society care about drug use at all? Pryce guides us through drug policy around the world"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 152-164) and index
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- Why are Drugs a Problem for States? -- Why is there a Drug Problem at all? -- How do States Prohibit Drugs? -- What are the Unintended Consequences of Drug Prohibition? -- Why Persist with a Failed Policy? -- Is the Attempt to Prohibit Drugs Coming to an End? -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Bibliography

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