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The Sage Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies now Published

Contributing author Angus Bancroft participates in London launch event

The Sage Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies is an accessible, multi-disciplinary book by leading international experts on key themes in drug and alcohol research. 

With contributions from leading international academics across the social sciences, this accessible takes a critical look at the key contemporaryissues and debates in the field. The 39 chapters are divided into three parts:

The SAGE Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Studies·         Part I Central Social Science Theories Drug and Alcohol Studies

·         Part II Pillars in Social Science Drug and Alcohol Studies

·         Part III Controversies and New Approaches in Social Science Drug and Alcohol Studies

This Handbook is an excellent reference text for the growing number of academics, students, scientists and practitioners in the drug and alcohol studies community.

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… and to order yourself a copy please click here


Angus Bancroft contributed a chapter entitled, ‘Social class and deprivation', and talked about the implications for drug and alcohol studies at the book launch event a King’s College London on February 21st.




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