ALICE RAP Science Findings

The ALICE RAP Science Findings give a simple (1-2 page) account of each of the main results coming out of the different lines of research undertaken in the project. Each Science Finding gives a summary of the results and links to further reading and the more detailed ALICE RAP deliverable reports.

The full volume of science findings is now available for download.

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AR Science Findings 14-Social Justice AR Science Findings 14-Social Justice

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Date added: 02/02/2016
Date modified: 06/30/2016
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Throughout modern history, addictions, in particular alcoholism, have been used to stigmatise “inferior” classes or  people(s), including indigenous populations, and to discredit their social and national aspirations; currently this stigma still continues to exist, covering addicts as well as addiction treatment, and leads to serious health inequalities across social classes, peoples and countries.

Key words: addictions, health inequalities, stigma, social justice, discrimination

 

Lead author(s): Moskalewicz

AR Science Findings 01-Governance practices AR Science Findings 01-Governance practices

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Date added: 02/01/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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An increased convergence of 'addiction' policies in EU Member States has been found, with some interesting similarities of policies in the fields of licit and illicit drugs

Key words: trends, addiction policies, forces, decision making


Lead author(s): Franz Trautmann

AR Science Findings 02-Addiction policy scales AR Science Findings 02-Addiction policy scales

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Date added: 02/01/2016
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Policy scaling tools, which translate national addiction policies into numbers and measure how strict and/or comprehensive they are, show that there are no unified and integrated addiction policies implemented throughout Europe

Key words: addiction policies, monitoring, scales

Lead author(s): Lindeman, Karlsson & Österberg

AR Science Findings 04-Governance typologies AR Science Findings 04-Governance typologies

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Governance of addictions in Europe can be classified into four typologies based on the strategy of their policies and the organizational structure of their governments.

Key words: policy strategy, organizational structure, typologies, governance of addictions


Lead author(s): Ysa & Albareda

AR Science Findings 06-Mortality burden AR Science Findings 06-Mortality burden

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Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Almost a third of premature deaths in Poland, Portugal and Catalonia are caused by alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use; the proportion is even higher amongst men

Key words: social cost, drugs, mortality burden


Lead author(s): Mielecka-Kubien, Okulicz-Kozaryn & Zin-Sedek