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Drugs That Shape Society (UNIB20008) // Further information

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  • Texts

    Prescribed texts

    Stephens, T & Brynner R, (2001) Dark Remedy: The Impact of Thalidomide and its Revival as a Vital Medicine, Perseus Publishing, Cambridge, Massachusetts ISBN 0-738-0404-8 Also available as eBook.

    Alison Ritter, Trevor King, Margaret Hamilton (2013), Drug Use in Australian Society, Oxford University Press ISBN 978-0-19-551886-3

    Recommended texts and other resources

    Merchants of Doubt:
    How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
    Oreskes, Naomi & Conway, Erik
    (edition: 2011)
    ISBN/APN: 9781408824665

    A primer of drug action, Julien, Advozat, Comaty, 2011, (Worth Publishers).
    ISBN 13: 978-1-4292-3343-9
    ISBN 10: 1-4292-3343-5

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  • Available through the Community Access Program

    About the Community Access Program (CAP)

    This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.

    Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.

  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.