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Drug Addiction and Drug Policy

The Struggle to Control Dependence

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HARDCOVER

$80.50 • £64.95 • €72.50

ISBN 9780674003279

Publication Date: 07/15/2001

Short

288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 line illustrations, 7 tables

Mind/Brain/Behavior Initiative

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This book is first-rate. The command of the research literature is impressive and the wide range of contributors ensures that readers will be exposed to all aspects of the current questions concerning drug policy. From the wonderfully inclusive overview of Philip Heymann’s introduction to the highly detailed discussion of data by William Brownsberger on drug users and drug dealers, each of the contributions is high quality and addresses a cutting edge issue.—Mathea Falco, President, Drug Strategies

There couldn’t be a better selection of American authors on this tortured subject than the authors assembled here, every one a recognized scholar with years of experience. They write with clarity and candor. They reach conclusions. They make sense. What a refreshing experience!—Thomas C. Schelling, School of Public Affairs, University of Maryland

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