The Politics of Addiction: Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England Since the 1960s by S. MarsThe Politics of Addiction: Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England Since the 1960s by S. Mars

The Politics of Addiction: Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England Since the 1960s

byS. Mars

Hardcover | August 20, 2012

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The Politics of Addiction  examines power and policy-making in the context of a bitter conflict between private and publicly employed doctors treating addiction. Regulation was used by both the profession and the state to shape the treatment of addiction and who could provide it, with the media feeding into the process.
SARAH MARS is the Qualitative Project Director, Heroin Price and Purity Outcomes Study, at the University of San Francisco, California. She read history at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, UK, and received a PhD from the University of London. Since contributing to various drug policy reports, she has worked on the history of drugs, alcohol...
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Title:The Politics of Addiction: Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England Since the 1960sFormat:HardcoverDimensions:260 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.97 inPublished:August 20, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgements Glossary List of Abbreviations Introduction 1965-2010: A Background Sketch Prescribing and Proscribing: The Treatment and Rehabilitation Report Defining 'Good Clinical Practice' Ambiguous Justice: The General Medical Council and Dr Ann Dally 'Friendly' visits and 'Evil Men': The Home Office Drugs Inspectorate Unifying Hierarchs and Fragmenting Individualists: Three Professional Groups Guidelines and the Licensing Question Conclusion Appendix Bibliography Index