Table of contents for Confronting drug policy : illicit drugs in a free society / edited by Ronald Bayer, Gerald M. Oppenheimer.

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Foreword Samuel L. Milbank and Daniel M. Fox
1. Introduction: the great drug policy debate - what means this thing called decriminalisation? Ronald Bayer
2. The social demography of drug use Denise B. Kandel
3. Drug policy: striking the right balance Avram Goldstein and Harold Kalant
4. Drug legalization and the minority poor William Kornblum
5. Social behaviour, public policy, and non-harmful drug use Charles Winick
6. From prohibition to regulation: lessons from alcohol policy for drug policy Harry G. Levine and Craig Reinarman
7. To build a bridge: the use of foreign models by domestic critics of U.S. drug policy Gerald M. Oppenheimer
8. Drugs, the criminal law, and the administration of justice Mark H. Moore
9. Compulsory treatment for drug-dependant persons: justifications for a public health approach to drug dependency Lawrence O. Gostin
10. Helping women helping children: drug policy and future generations Patricia A. King
11. Medicalization of  psychoactive substance use and the doctor-patient relationship Robert J. Levine
12. Legalizing drugs: lessons from (and about) economics Kenneth E. Warner
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Drug abuse Government policy United States, Drug legalization United States, Narcotics, Control of United States