Podcast Episode 11: Stuart Taylor on the media and drug policy

Stuart Taylor is a senior lecturer in Criminal Justice at Liverpool John Moores University. He has written extensively on the representation of drugs and drug users within the media. In this podcast Anthony Killick talks to Stuart about the relationship between media representation and the formation of drugs policy in the UK. They discuss the ways in which drug use and intoxication are framed by class, neoliberal ideologies, and particular consumption practices.

Follow the open access links below to read some of Stuart’s work.


The 12 Dichotomies of Drug Policy: A critique of contemporary drug policy and the drug apartheid: https://thebscblog.wordpress.com/2020/12/


Taylor, S (2016) Moving beyond the other: A critique of the reductionist drugs discourse. Cultuur and Criminaliteit, 6 (1). pp. 100-118: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/3617/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.