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Title Pharmacopolitics : drug regulation in the United States and Germany / by Arthur A. Daemmrich.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2004.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 203 pages) : illustrations.
Series Studies in social medicine
Studies in social medicine.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-197) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Pharmaceutical policy -- United States.
Pharmaceutical policy -- Germany.
Drugs -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Drugs -- Law and legislation -- Germany.
Legislation, Drug -- Germany.
Legislation, Drug -- United States.
Clinical Trials -- Germany.
Clinical Trials -- United States.
Government Regulation -- Germany.
Government Regulation -- United States.
International Cooperation -- Germany.
International Cooperation -- United States.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- Germany.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- United States.
United States.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Introduction: medicine, politics, and governance -- Drug laws and therapeutic cultures -- Clinical trials from treatment to test, 1950-1980 -- Clinical trials as test and therapy, 1980-2000 -- Configuring the market as a testing site.
Summary Advocates of rapid access to medicines and critics fearful of inadequate testing both argue that globalization will result in the easy transfer of pharmaceuticals around the world. In Pharmacopolitics, Arthur Daemmrich challenges their assumptions by comparing drug laws, clinical trials and monitoring systems in the US and Germany.
Other Title Print version: Daemmrich, Arthur A. Pharmacopolitics. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2004 0807828440
Other Title Drug regulation in the United States and Germany