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Published: 07 September 2012

272 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199697236

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Tough Choices

Risk, Security and the Criminalization of Drug Policy

Toby Seddon, Lisa Williams, and Roberts Ralphs

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Examines the transformation of recent drug policy, the growing emphasis on links with crime and the integration of drug treatment within the criminal justice system
  • Explores how the strategic vision of the drug-crime 'problem' has shaped the ways in which drug-using offenders are identified, targeted and managed
  • Presents analysis of policy documents and nearly 200 interviews conducted with key players in the policy development process
  • Based on a 30-month ESRC-funded research project, The Contractual Governance of Drug Users

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