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Evidence versus politics : exploiting research in UK drug policy making? / by Mark Monaghan.

Monaghan, Mark. (Author).
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Subject: Drug control > Great Britain.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781847426987
  • ISBN: 1847426980
  • ISBN: 1283018160
  • ISBN: 9781283018166
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 187 pages)
  • Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: EVIDENCE VERSUS POLITICS; Contents; List of tables and figures; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations and key terms; 1. Introduction; 2. The origins and reach of the evidence movement; 3. The two communities of evidence and policy, the challenge of politics and the impact of the media; 4. Competition, conflict and controversy in the making of UK drug classification policy; 5. Developing tools for exploring 'evidence' in politicised policy areas; 6. The nature of evidence in a politicised policy area; 7. The utilisation of evidence in a politicised policy area.
Summary: This book provides a new model for evidence-based policy in UK drug policy and will be essential reading for students and researchers in public policy and criminology.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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