Toby Seddon on the emergence of the risk society
Posted on 11-05-2009

Toby looks at the wider context for the emergence of Harm Reduction.

 

Toby Seddon

Reader in Regulation, University of Manchester

Location: Manchester

Dr Toby Seddon is Reader in Regulation in the School of Law at the University of Manchester. Starting with his first post at the Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence (now DrugScope), he has been researching the ‘drug problem’ for over 15 years in both the voluntary and university sectors. His most recent book…

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