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NCJ Number: 181419 Find in a Library
Title: Current and Future Drug Policy Studies in Europe
Editor(s): Jack Derks; Anton van Kalmthout; Hans-Jorg Albrecht
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 323
Sponsoring Agency: Max-Planck-Institute Fur Auslandisches und Internationales Strafrecht
Freiburg Im Breisgau D-79100,
Publication Number: ISBN 3-86113-032-7
Sale Source: Max-Planck-Institute Fur Auslandisches und Internationales Strafrecht
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Freiburg Im Breisgau D-79100,
Germany (Unified)
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Book (Softbound) -Designates commercial soft-bound publications. WAS "paperback".
Language: English
Country: Germany (Unified)
Annotation: This book presents the methodology of comparative research in drug policy studies and its basic concepts, and the genesis of national drug policies in eight European countries.
Abstract: The book contains 15 essays: (1) Methods, Concepts and Findings From Evaluation Research on European Drug Policies; (2) Comparative Social Research as a Collective Process: Some Lessons From the International Study of Alcohol Control Experiences; (3) Problems in Comparative Statistical Studies of Drugs; (4) European Drug Policies: The Need for Historical Policy Perspectives; (5) Finding the Balance for Different Policy Options; (6) Current Conceptual Problems in Western European Narcotic Policy: An Illustration From Southern Europe; (7) Introduction to the Section on Construction of National Drug Policies; (8) Swedish Drug Policy in Perspective; (9) Construction of a National Drug Policy in Poland; (10) Drug Policies and Drug Problems in the Federal Republic of Germany: Construction, Development and Trends; (11) French Policy for Controlling the Use and Trafficking of Prohibited Substances; (12) Construction of National Drug Treatment and Harm Reduction Policy: Norway; (13) Review of Dutch Drug Policy; (14) Construction of National Drug Policy in Finland; and (15) The Case of Compulsory Treatment: Construction of Drug Policy in Denmark. Notes, tables, figures, references, bibliography
Main Term(s): Controlled Substances
Index Term(s): Alcoholic beverage consumption; Drug abuse in foreign countries; Drug offenders; Drug Policy; Drug treatment; Drug use; Europe; Involuntary treatment; World criminology
Note: DCC
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