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Butler, Shane (2003) Doing drugs from an ivory tower: reflections on twenty years of addiction studies at Trinity College Dublin. Studies , 92 , (367) , pp. 249-257.

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This paper reviews twenty years of addiction studies in Trinity College Dublin and some of the changes that have occurred in Irish thinking and policy on alcohol and drug use. The paper proposes that, during this period, while drug policy has veered towards accepting the limitations of control and regulation, drink policy has been struggling to accept the benefits that regulation and control can have in reducing alcohol related problems.

 

Item Type:Article
Date:2003
Page Range:pp. 249-257
Publisher:Society of Jesus Ireland
Volume:92
Number:367
Notes:Includes bibliographic references.
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Subjects:P Demography, epidemiology, and history > Substance use history
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use

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