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ISBN:0226424278
Author: John Kaplan
ISBN13: 978-0226424279
Title: The hardest drug: Heroin and public policy (Studies in crime and justice)
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Language: English
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1st US - 1st Printing edition (1983)
Pages: 247

The hardest drug: Heroin and public policy (Studies in crime and justice) by John Kaplan



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Heroin and Public Policy (Studies in Crime and Justice Series). Published September 1985 by Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx). Control of Narcotics, Heroin habit.

Studies in crime and justice. 0226424278, 0226424286. 0226424278,0226424286,0226424278,0226424286. This item appears on. List: M13035 Politics and Drugs. Section: Drugs and the political economy. Library availability. Setting a reading intention helps you organise your reading.

Kaplan, John, The Hardest Drug: Heroin and Public Policy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983. O’Donnell, John . and John C. Ball (ed., Narcotic Addiction. Richard H. Blum, Drugs, dangerous behavior and social policy, in President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice, Task Force Report: Narcotics and Drug Abuse. Government Printing Office, 1967, p. 6. oogle Scholar.

The Hardest Drug: Heroin and Public Policy (Studies in Crime and Justice Series): ISBN 9780226424286 (978-0-226-42428-6) Softcover, Univ of Chicago Pr, 1985. Founded in 1997, BookFinder. Coauthors & Alternates.

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Alcohol probably poses the biggest drugs harm challenge today, according to a new briefing from the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. In Estimating drug harms: a risky business, Professor David Nutt, of Imperial College London argues that the relative harms of legal drugs such as alcohol and tobacco are greater than those of a number of illegal drugs, including cannabis, LSD and ecstasy. Professor Nutt proposes a & harm ranking', which compares the harms caused by legal as well as illegal drugs.

His 1972 textbook,Criminal Justice was adopted at more than 100 colleges nationally. In The Hardest Drug: Heroin and Public Policy (1983), he wrote that drug policies "are about as good as we're going to ge. .Heroin maintenance won't work and free availability would be even worse", noting that "increased law enforcement may not prove very cost-effective. You could send two prisoners to Stanford for the cost of sending one to prison. Over his career, Kaplan served on several government committees, advising on drug laws, criminal law, and social issues. He was known as a "hard-nosed policy analyst" and "one of a few legal academics who. also had an expertise in policy analysis without ideological preconceptions.

The book this grade is well kept and is in great shape to read and collect. Sturdy spine, all pages intact. Solid cover. Might have limited shelve wear. Might (very rare) have very limited highlights and notes.