Monday, December 3, 2012

New Gale Virtual Reference title - Encyclopedia of Drug Policy

Encyclopedia of Drug Policy. Mark A. R. Kleiman and James E. Hawdon, eds. Sage, 2011. 2 vols. in print. Offers broad, concise and readable coverage of United States drug policy, along with some coverage of the drug policies of select other nations. From the introduction: "entries can be grouped into six broad categories: drugs, laws and policies, organizations and individuals, control strategies and their underlying theories, drugs in select countries, and drugs and other social problems." Other titles in the Gale Virtual Reference library look at drug issues from health, addiction, social problems, law enforcement, historical and scientific views.

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