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Author Gerritsen, J.-W. (Jan-Willem)

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

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000.

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Description 1 online resource (279 pages) : illustrations.
Series International studies in sociology and social anthropology, 0074-8684 ; v. 76
International studies in sociology and social anthropology ; v. 76. 0074-8684
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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Subject Alcoholism -- Economic aspects.
Alcoholism -- Social aspects.
Drug addiction -- Economic aspects.
Drug addiction -- Social aspects.
Alcohol Drinking -- economics.
Alcohol Drinking -- history.
Opioid-Related Disorders -- economics.
Opioid-Related Disorders -- history.
Social Control, Formal.
Great Britain.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Politieke economie van de roes. English
Other Form: Print version: Gerritsen, J.-W. (Jan-Willem). Politieke economie van de roes. English. Control of fuddle and flash. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000 9004116400 (DLC) 00039828 (OCoLC)43894523
ISBN 1417507209 (electronic bk.)
9781417507207 (electronic bk.)