Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 December 2009

352 Pages | 9 black and white line drawings


ISBN: 9780199557127

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Winner of 1st prize in the public health category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2010

Drug Policy and the Public Good

Thomas F. Babor, Jonathan P. Caulkins, Griffith Edwards, Benedikt Fischer, David R. Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, Isidore S. Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow, and John Strang

  • Brings together twelve of the most cited authors in the field of addiction research
  • Offers an unusually high level of expertise in all relevant areas of drug policy providing the reader with a uniquely international perspective on the global impact of drug misuse, the current state of drug addiction research and the effectiveness of different policy choices
  • International in scope, it will appeal to readers from both developed and developing countries
  • Provides detailed information on both epidemiology and interventions, offering both students and policy makers a thorough and up-to-date look at the field of drug misuse and drug policy

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