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  • Street Users in Drug Policy: On the Underestimated Role of Welfare Institutions

    Nicolay B. Johansen

    Chapter from the book: Tham, H. 2021. Retreat or Entrenchment?: Drug Policies in the Nordic Countries at a Crossroads.


    In Norway, the public and political debate is moving in the direction of treatment. This is in line with the tradition of the Nordic welfare state. However, it is argued, a treatment or welfare state approach to drugs can be as controlling as a policy based on legal punishments.

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    Johansen, N. 2021. Street Users in Drug Policy: On the Underestimated Role of Welfare Institutions. In: Tham, H (ed.), Retreat or Entrenchment?. Stockholm: Stockholm University Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16993/bbo.i

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    Published on Nov. 29, 2021


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