Harm Reduction

National and International Perspectives

by Inciardi, James A.; Harrison, Lana D.;


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.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: October 1999
  • English
  • 9781452221489 / 0761906886
  • California
  • Primary Price: 34.99 GBP
  • Pages: 248
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: Postgraduate
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by James A. Inciardi and Lana D. Harrison.
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001583702