Harm Reduction

National and International Perspectives
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ISBN-13:
9781452237077
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
248
Autor:
James A. Inciardi
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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In this volume, international contributors discuss the philosophical basis and history of harm reduction policies and examine their outcomes. They also cover controversial topics related to harm reduction especially conflicts between the public health system, where most programs are located, and a worldwide criminal justice system that further marginalizes drug users. The book describes programs from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Brazil, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Australia.

In this volume, international contributors discuss the philosophical basis and history of harm reduction policies and examine their outcomes. They also cover controversial topics related to harm reduction especially conflicts between the public health system, where most programs are located, and a worldwide criminal justice system that further marginalizes drug users. The book describes programs from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Brazil, The Netherlands, Switzerland and Australia.

The Concept of Harm Reduction - James A. Inciardi and Lana D. Harrison
Harm Reduction - Diane Riley and Pat O'Hare
History, Definition and Practice
From Morphine to Methadone - Ernest Drucker
Maintenance Drugs in the Treatment of Opiate Addiction
The Coming of Age of Needle Exchange - Sandra D. Lane et al
A History Through 1993
The Medicalization of Marijuana - Lana D. Harrison
Pregnancy, Drugs and Harm Reduction - Marsha Rosenbaum and Katherine Irwin
Coffee Shops, Low-Threshold Methadone, and Needle Exchange - Dirk J. Korf and Ernst C. Buning
Controlling Illicit Drug Use in the Netherlands
The Harm Reduction Movement in Brazil - Hilary L. Surratt and Paulo R. Telles
Issues and Experiences
The Harm Minimization Option for Cannabis - Patricia G. Erickson
History and Prospects in Canadian Drug Policy
Harm Reduction in Australia - Toni Makkai
Politics, Policy and Public Opinion
The Harm Reduction Roles of the American Criminal Justice System - James A. Inciardi

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