The Reduction Of Drug-Related Harm

The Reduction Of Drug-Related Harm

by E. C. Buning

ISBN-10: 0415066921

ISBN-13: 9780415066921

Pub. Date: 02/27/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below


First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Table of Contents

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1The reduction of drug-related harm: A conceptual framework for theory, practice and research1
2Drugs and criminal justice: A harm reduction perspective15
3The impact of harm reduction drug policy on AIDS prevention in Amsterdam30
4Public health and health behaviour in the prevention of HIV infection39
5Beyond the prohibition of heroin: The development of a controlled availability policy in Australia49
6International law: The final solution?62
7US drug policy: Public health versus prohibition71
8Cocaine users' perceptions of their health status and the risks of drug use82
9Police policy in Amsterdam90
10The criminalization of pregnant and child-rearing drug users: An example of the American 'Harm Maximization Program'95
11Clarifying policy options on drug trafficking: Harm minimization is distinct from legalization108
12Self-injection education for street level sexworkers122
13HIV and drugs: Handy hints for women128
14Smack in the Eye!137
15A harm reduction educational strategy towards Ecstasy146
16An empirical study of the relationship between heroin addiction, crime and medical treatment154
17The role of the police in harm reduction162
18Reaching the unreached: An outreach model for 'on the spot' AIDS prevention among active, out-of-treatment drug addicts172
19The streetcorner agency with shooting room ('Fixerstuebli')181
20AIDS prevention with injecting drug users in the former West Germany: A user-friendly approach on a municipal level186
21Representations of drug users: Facts, myths and their role in harm reduction strategy195
Name index202
Subject index205

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