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Author Lu, Hong, 1966-

Title China's drug practices and policies : regulating controlled substances in a global context / Hong Lu, Terance D. Miethe, and Bin Liang.

Imprint Farnham Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 256 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Boxes; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1 The Consumption and Control of Illegal Substances; 2 Social Conditions and Opium in Imperial China (Pre-1911); 3 Drug Laws and the Social Context in the Republic Era; 4 Narcotics Control in the People's Republic of China; 5 Theoretical Issues and Explanations of China's Drug Laws; 6 Fighting Narcotic Drugs in a Global Context; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Appendix 4; Appendix 5; Appendix 6; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Employing a comparative historical approach and drawing on a variety of data sources, this book is the first English-language publication to provide a comprehensive analysis of China's legal regulation of controlled substances. The authors examine topics including drug regulation, the socio-political treatment of drugs during various historical periods and ongoing efforts to legislate drug trade, criminalize drug use and manage the addict population within national and international contexts.
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Subject Narcotic laws -- China.
Narcotic laws -- China -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Miethe, Terance D.
Liang, Bin, 1972-
Other Form: Print version: Lu, Hong, 1966- China's drug practices and policies. Farnham Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2009 (DLC) 2009008828
ISBN 9780754693932 (electronic bk.)
0754693937 (electronic bk.)
0754676943 (alk. paper)
9780754676942 (alk. paper)
9780754676942 (alk. paper)