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Author Monaghan, Mark

Title Evidence versus politics : Exploiting research in UK drug policy making?
Published Bristol : The Policy Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (199 pages)
Contents 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
8. Conceptualising and modelling evidence use in politicised policy areas9. Conclusion; References; Index
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
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Drug control -- Great Britain.
Drugs -- Government policy -- Great Britain
Social sciences.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781847426987