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Sociological approaches to the study of drug use and policy

Stevens, Alex (2011) Sociological approaches to the study of drug use and policy. International Journal of Drug Policy, 22 (6). pp. 399-403. ISSN 0955-3959. (doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2011.10.003) (KAR id:29902)

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Sociology has contributed much to the study of drug use and dependence, as

Horowitz, & Weaver, 2004; Rhodes, 2009; Weinberg, 2011). However, the study of

researchers, public policy specialists, lawyers and psychologists (e.g. Boyum &

2011; Kleiman, 2009; MacCoun & Reuter, 2001). As Peter Reuter recently stated,

seen as a market, economists have too often failed to question or verify the – often


Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2011.10.003
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV5800 Drug habits and abuse
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Taryn Duhig
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 10:15 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 09:06 UTC
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