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Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History

The Politics of Addiction

Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England Since the 1960s

Authors: Mars, S.

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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.

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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 and tobacco at the University of California, San Francisco and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Politics of Addiction
Book Subtitle
Medical Conflict and Drug Dependence in England Since the 1960s
Authors
Series Title
Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27221-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137272218
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22138-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-30688-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 260
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