Drugs, Prisons and Policy-Making by K. DukeDrugs, Prisons and Policy-Making by K. Duke

Drugs, Prisons and Policy-Making

byK. Duke

Hardcover | October 14, 2003

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In this fascinating new work, Karen Duke explores the conflicts and contradictory pressures in the development of prison drugs policy in Britain from 1980 to the present. Based on interviews with key policy actors and documentary analysis, it explores how policy networks around drug issues in prisons have attempted to contain the contradictions between treatment and punishment and how their activities have been shaped by the ways in which the drugs issue is framed, the roles of research, evidence and knowledge, and the impact of wider social, political, policy and institutional contexts.
KAREN DUKE is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Middlesex University, having previously worked in the Home Office. She has conducted various pieces of research for the Home Office, Department of Health and the UK Anti-Drugs Co-ordination Unit and has published in the areas of drugs, prisons, partnerships and refugees.
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Title:Drugs, Prisons and Policy-MakingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:206 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:October 14, 2003Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333982037

ISBN - 13:9780333982037

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Table of Contents

List of Tables Preface List of Abbreviations Analysing Prison Drugs Policy: Problems, Networks and Contexts 1980-1986: Prelude to Policy Development 1986-1993: The HIV/AIDS Crisis and Fears of Contamination 1993-1997: Coming Clean and Taking Control? 1997: Eradication to Realism? Conclusions: Shifting Agendas and Policy Networks Appendices References Index