The mandatory drug testing programme in prisons

Stevens, Alex (1996) The mandatory drug testing programme in prisons. Criminal Justice Matters, 24 (1). pp. 20-21. ISSN 0962-7251. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/09627259608552778) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Talk to people who work with imprisoned drug users about the mandatory drug testing programme, and you will hear words like'iniquitous','pointless','unethical, inefficient, illconceived'and'a complete waste of time and money'. The policy that inspires these comments now includes every prison in England and Wales, and is being extended to those in Scotland as well. The publication of the test results from the eight prisons where mandatory drug testing (MDT) was initially introduced has fuelled the debate on ...

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Criminology
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Medway
Depositing User: Mita Mondal
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2014 11:54 UTC
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2019 09:47 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/38843 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Stevens, Alex: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4878-3871
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