The 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

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$143.00

Earn 715 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

From the 1960s, conflict emerged in the medical profession regarding the role of private doctors in prescribing opiates and other drugs to patients. Were they simply licensed drug dealers or instead providing a treatment neglected by the public sector? The Politics of Addiction provides a balanced explanation of this conflict, its origins and outcomes.

About The Author

SARAH MARS 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 and tobacco at the University of California, San Francisco and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Say Bonjour To The Lady: Parenting From Paris To New York
Say Bonjour To The Lady: Parenting From Paris To New York

by Florence Mars

$24.03$25.99

In stock online

Available in stores

The Art Of Tattoo
The Art Of Tattoo

by Lola Mars

$17.75$19.95

Pre-order online

Not yet available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:The Politics of Addiction: Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England Since the 1960sFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:August 20, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230221386

ISBN - 13:9780230221383

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

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

List of Tablesand Figures * Acknowledgements * Introduction * Changes in Drug Treatment, Services and Policy, 1965-99 * Major Policy Change: The Treatment and Rehabilitation Report (1982) * Major Regulatory Interventions I: The Guidelines of Good Clinical Practice in the Treatment of Drug Misuse (1984) * Major Regulatory Interventions II: The Dally Cases (1983-88) and the General Medical Council * The Role of the Home Office Drugs Inspectorate and the Misuse of Drugs Tribunals * Major Regulatory Interventions III: 1999 Guidelines and the Licensing Question * Organisation and Representation: Three Professional Groupings * Summary and Conclusions * Appendix A: Interviewed Doctors Professional Roles * Appendix B: Timeline of Major Events * Bibliography