Governance of Addictions: European Public Policies

Paperback | June 15, 2014

byTamyko Ysa, Joan Colom, Adria Albareda

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Why is governance of addiction so difficult? What can we learn from recent experiences and efforts in Europe? Governance of Addictions analyses the multidisciplinary research which has been used as a framework for understanding how governments formulate and implement addiction policies in 27European Union member states plus Norway, looking in detail at four substances: heroin, cannabis, alcohol and tobacco.Presenting the methodological design for the study research, this book comprehensively analysing international trends, with a special focus on the role of the EU and its governance of addictions modes, this volume sheds light on the current situation of the governance of addictive substances andbehaviours and facilitate new approaches to dealing with addiction.Based on the research from ALICE RAP (Addiction and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe, Reframing Addictions Project), a unique project studying the place of addictive substances and behaviours in contemporary European society, Governance of Addictions is essential reading for policy-makers, publicmanagers, practitioner and stakeholders influencing policy for addictive substances and behaviours, as well as academics and public health professionals.

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Why is governance of addiction so difficult? What can we learn from recent experiences and efforts in Europe? Governance of Addictions analyses the multidisciplinary research which has been used as a framework for understanding how governments formulate and implement addiction policies in 27European Union member states plus Norway, loo...

Dr Tamyko Ysa, PhD in Political Science, Executive Master in Public Management, MSc in Public Administration and Public Policies (LSE), BA in Political Science, BA in Law, is Associate Professor of the Department of Strategy and General Management and of the Institute for Public Governance and Management at ESADE Business School. She ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:June 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Introduction to European public policies2. Methodology to analyse governance on addictions in Europe3. European union achievements and the role of international organizations4. Model 1: Trendsetters in illicit substances (Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain)5. Model 2: Regulation of legal substances (Finland, France, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom)6. Model 3: Transitioning (Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Poland, Slovenia)7. Model 4: The traditional approach (Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania, Slovakia)8. Conclusion: The key to understanding the governance of addictions in EuropeBibliographyAnnexes