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Governing the Heroin Trade free pdf Examining the historical, economic and political context for the current prohibition of particular1000drugs, this study investigates the problem of drug control and provides a systematic analysis of the development of the international system of regulation. It identifies the political rationalities that provided the basis of that system and positions these moral justifications for exercising power in relation to the practical programmes that put them into practice. The work not only catalogues the techniques and strategies employed in the process of governing illicit drugs, it also notes the failures, unintended consequences and other difficulties associated with getting such programmes to work. It will be of key interest to students and scholars of crime and criminology, law and society, medico-legal studies and health studies.

About Melissa Bull

Dr Melissa Bull is a Lecturer in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University. She has been a long-term participant in drug policy debate. She has published scholarly articles on addiction, drug treatment, criminal justice policy and drug regulation.

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Author : Melissa Bull
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 06 July 2008
ISBN : 0754671216
EAN : 9780754671213
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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