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Caribbean Drugs From Criminalization to Harm Reduction by

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Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Recovery,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Self-Help,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Caribbean Area,
  • Narcotics, Control of,
  • Prevention

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAxel Klein (Editor), Marcus Day (Editor), Anthony Harriott (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8927696M
ISBN 101842774980
ISBN 109781842774984

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