Drug Policy Harmonization And The European Union

Hardcover | June 15, 2011

byCaroline Chatwin

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Exploring the illegal drug issue in international context, this book looks at why harmonization has not already taken place at the European level. It considers the desirability and viability of harmonization, examines the conflict between repressive and liberal drug policies and applies a multi-level governance lens to the issue.

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Exploring the illegal drug issue in international context, this book looks at why harmonization has not already taken place at the European level. It considers the desirability and viability of harmonization, examines the conflict between repressive and liberal drug policies and applies a multi-level governance lens to the issue.

CAROLINE CHATWIN is Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Kent, UK where she teaches a course entitled 'Drugs, Culture and Control'. Her main area of research is European Drug Policy and she has published widely in this area.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.86 × 5.71 × 0.76 inPublished:June 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230271863

ISBN - 13:9780230271869

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Table of Contents

PART I: HARMONISATION, DRUG POLICY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
Policy Making at a European Level
Drug Policy in the European Union
Statistical Information on the Drug Problem in the European Union
PART II: DRUG POLICY IN INDIVIDUAL MEMBER STATES
Sweden
The Netherlands
Denmark
Portugal
PART III: MULTI-LEVEL GOVERNANCE AND THE WAY FORWARD FOR EUROPEAN DRUG POLICY
Multi-level Governance and the Way Forward for European Drug Policy