Drugs as a password and the law as a drug: discussing the legalisation of illicit substances

Ruggiero, Vincenzo (1995) Drugs as a password and the law as a drug: discussing the legalisation of illicit substances. In: Drugs, cultures, controls & everyday life. South, Nigel, ed. SAGE Publications. ISBN 9780761952350

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Abstract

[Summary of book containing this chapter:] This authoritative overview of drugs and society today examines: whether a process of `normalization' of drugs and drug use is under way; the debate over prohibition versus legislation; `drugs' and `users' as `other' or `dangerous'; drugs and dance cultures; drug use among young women; images of `race' and drugs; medical responses to drugs; policing strategies and controlling drug users; drug control and sport; and the question of prohibition versus liberalization.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Hardback ISBN 9780761952343.
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
Item ID: 9743
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Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2013 11:03
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:25
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/9743

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