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Governance of Addictions: European Public Policies

Tamyko Ysa, Joan Colom, Adrià Albareda, Anna Ramon, Marina Carrión, and Lidia Segura


This book presents comparative, multi-disciplinary research (including public management, health, political science, sociology, economics, and law) that develops an explanatory framework for understanding how governments formulate and implement addiction policies in Europe. Through an in-depth analysis of the twenty-seven EU member states, plus Norway, this book presents four European models and visions of governance of addictions, based on two axes, strategy and structure. For this purpose, four substances are taken into account—heroin, cannabis, alcohol, and tobacco. The study focuses on pub ... More

Keywords: addictions, governance, public policies, European models, tobacco, alcohol, heroin, cannabis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198703303
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703303.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tamyko Ysa, author
Associate Professor, Institute for Public Management and Governance and Department of Strategy and General Management, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain

Joan Colom, author
Deputy Director General for Drug Addictions, Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain

Adrià Albareda, author
Researcher, Institute for Public Governance and Management, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain