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The control of fuddle and flash [electronic resource] : a sociological history of the regulation of alcohol and opiates / Jan-Willem Gerritsen.

By: Gerritsen, J.-W. (Jan-Willem).
Material type: TextTextSeries: International studies in sociology and social anthropology: v. 76.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000Description: 1 online resource (279 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417507209 (electronic bk.); 9781417507207 (electronic bk.); 9047400356; 9789047400356; 9004116400; 9789004116405.Uniform titles: Politieke economie van de roes. English Subject(s): Alcoholism -- Economic aspects | Alcoholism -- Social aspects | Drug addiction -- Economic aspects | Drug addiction -- Social aspects | Alcohol Drinking -- economics -- Great Britain | Alcohol Drinking -- economics -- Netherlands | Alcohol Drinking -- economics -- United States | Alcohol Drinking -- Great Britain -- History | Alcohol Drinking -- Netherlands -- History | Alcohol Drinking -- United States -- History | Opioid-Related Disorders -- economics -- Great Britain | Opioid-Related Disorders -- economics -- Netherlands | Opioid-Related Disorders -- economics -- United States | Opioid-Related Disorders -- Great Britain -- History | Opioid-Related Disorders -- Netherlands -- History | Opioid-Related Disorders -- United States -- History | Social Control, Formal -- Great Britain | Social Control, Formal -- Netherlands | Social Control, Formal -- United States | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure | Regulering | Opiaten | Alcoholische dranken | Drogenpolitik | Sozialgeschichte | Alkoholmissbrauch | Sozialpolitik | Geschichte | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Control of fuddle and flash.DDC classification: 363.4/1 Other classification: 71.66 | 350 | 6134 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Taxonomy of intoxicants -- The supply side: alcohol -- The supply side: opiates -- The colonial opium trade -- Excise taxes on alcohol: three countries -- Physicians as suppliers -- Industrialization and the war on alcohol -- Physicians as detoxifiers -- The dynamics of prohibition and illegal supply -- Summary and conclusions.
Summary: A historical and comparative overview describing the regulations of the use of alcohol and drugs (opiates) in the USA, the UK and the Netherlands. It explains the conditions, causes and consequences of the various regulatory regimes and provides insights into their political economy.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Taxonomy of intoxicants -- The supply side: alcohol -- The supply side: opiates -- The colonial opium trade -- Excise taxes on alcohol: three countries -- Physicians as suppliers -- Industrialization and the war on alcohol -- Physicians as detoxifiers -- The dynamics of prohibition and illegal supply -- Summary and conclusions.

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A historical and comparative overview describing the regulations of the use of alcohol and drugs (opiates) in the USA, the UK and the Netherlands. It explains the conditions, causes and consequences of the various regulatory regimes and provides insights into their political economy.

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