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More Harm Than Good : Drug Policy in Canada (Paperback) (Susan Boyd & Connie I. Carter & Donald

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In More Harm Than Good, Carter, Boyd and MacPherson take a critical look at the current state of Canadian drug policy and raise key questions about the effects of Canada’s increasing involvement in and commitment to the “war on drugs.” A primer on Canadian drug policy, the analysis in More Harm Than Good is shaped by critical sociology and feminist perspectives on drugs and incorporates insights not only from individuals who are on the front lines of drug policy in Canada — treatment and service workers — but also from those who live with the consequences of that policy on a daily basis — people who use criminalized drugs. Finally, the authors propose realistic alternatives to today’s failed policy approach.

Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Criminology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Brunswick Books
Author: Susan Boyd & Connie I. Carter & Donald MacPherson
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2016
TCIN: 51449067
UPC: 9781552668504
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-5355
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