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A rock and a hard place: drug markets in deprived neighbourhoods

Lupton, Ruth, Wilson, Andrew, May, Tiggey, Warburton, Hamish and Turnbull, Paul J. (2002) A rock and a hard place: drug markets in deprived neighbourhoods. Home Office research study, no. 240. Home Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate, London, UK. ISBN 1840828080

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Abstract

This report presents the findings of a study of retail drug markets in deprived residential neighbourhoods, undertaken in late 2000/early 2001. The aims of the study were as follows: • To identify the extent of drug market activity in such neighbourhoods and to describe its nature and scale. • To draw out any associations between types of area and types of drug market. • To understand how drug market activity affects disadvantaged neighbourhoods. • To find out how local agencies and local communities, singly and jointly, are tackling drug markets and with what effect.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/
Additional Information: © Crown copyright 2002
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Sets: Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: no. 240
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2010 10:56
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/27434/

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