|Titre :||Legalising drugs. Debates and dilemmas|
|Auteurs :||P. BEAN|
|Type de document :||Livre|
|Editeur :||Bristol : Policy Press, 2010|
|Format :||157 p. / index|
|Discipline :||LOI (Loi et son application / Law enforcement)|
Thésaurus TOXIBASEDECRIMINALISATION ; LEGALISATION ; ECONOMIE ; LEGISLATION ; CRIMINALITE ; PROHIBITION ; POLITIQUE ; MARCHE DE LA DROGUE ; REDUCTION DES RISQUES ; MEDICALISATION ; JEUNE
Government policy has steadfastly been against drug legalisation, but increasingly critics have argued that this is unsustainable. This book is a timely examination of the issues this raises.
Numerous suggestions have been offered. Some seek complete legalisation, others a more modified form, yet still others want an increasing commitment to harm reduction policies.
Philip Bean examines the implications of these proposals for individuals, especially juveniles, and for society, when set against crime reduction claims. He concludes with the necessary questions a rational drug policy must answer.
The book will be essential reading for students and academics in criminology, sociology and social policy, as well as policy makers, practitioners and the general public.
|Note de contenu :||
2. Prohibition, economic liberalism and legal moralism
3. Harm reduction, medicalisation and decriminalisation
4. Legalisation and crime
5. The special problem of juveniles
6. The community, the personal and the commercial
7. Some concluding thoughts
|Domaine :||Drogues illicites / Illicit drugs|
|Affiliation :||Loughborough University, United Kingdom|