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Drugs and democracy : in search of new directions / edited by Geoffrey Stokes, Peter Chalk, and Karen Gillen
Bib ID 1776402
Format BookBook
Description Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2000 
xvi, 255 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0522848915
Summary

"Drugs and Democracy examines Australia's unsuccessful attempts to control the illicit drug industry, and discusses how - within the confines of liberal democratic values and culture - strategies could be improved."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • Introduction: Broadening the Political Agenda
  • 1. The Global Heroin and Cocaine Trade / Peter Chalk
  • 2. Drug Trafficking in South-East Asia: Security Issues / John McFarlane
  • 3. Illicit Drugs in Australia: An Overview / Paddy Mahony
  • 4. The History and Politics of Prohibition / David Brereton
  • 5. Balancing Individual Rights and Community Norms / Andrew Parkin
  • 6. Impacts upon Social and Political Life / John Broome
  • 7. Evaluating the National Drug Strategy / Timothy Rohl
  • 8. The National Drug Strategy: A Safe Set of Words? / David Crosbie
  • 9. Harm Reduction / Ann Roche and Keith Evans
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography.

Subjects National Drug Strategy (Australia) .  |  Drug abuse and crime -- Australia.  |  Drug abuse -- Government policy -- Australia.  |  Drug control -- Australia.  |  Drug traffic -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Chalk, Peter  |  Stokes, Geoff, 1949-  |  Gillen, Karen

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