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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: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) (KAR id:38843)

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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
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/09627259608552778
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Mita Mondal
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2014 11:54 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:15 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/38843 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)

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