The Politics of Addiction

Author(s): 
Mars, Sarah
ISBN: 
9780230221383
Date published: 
August 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£55.00

The Politics of Addiction examines power and policy-making in the context of a bitter conflict between private and publicly employed doctors treating addiction. Regulation was used by both the profession and the state to shape the treatment of addiction and who could provide it, with the media feeding into the process.