Governing the Heroin Trade: From Treaties to Treatment (Law, by Melissa Bull

By Melissa Bull

interpreting the historic, monetary and political context for the present prohibition of specific medicines, this learn investigates the matter of drug keep an eye on and offers a scientific research of the improvement of the overseas method of law. It identifies the political rationalities that supplied the root of that method and positions those ethical justifications for workout strength in terms of the sensible programmes that placed them into perform. The paintings not just catalogues the suggestions and techniques hired within the technique of governing illicit medications, it additionally notes the disasters, accidental results and different problems linked to getting such programmes to paintings. will probably be of key curiosity to scholars and students of crime and criminology, legislation and society, medico-legal experiences and healthiness studies.

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