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  • Youth, Drugs, and Nightlifeby Geoffrey Hunt; Molly Moloney; Kristin Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 56.95

    Youth, Drugs, and Night Life examines the relationships between the electronic dance scene and drug use for young ravers and clubbers today. Based on over 300 interviews with ravers, DJ?s and promoters, Hunt, Moloney, and Evans examine the different social groupings that make up the scene. The authors explore the accomplishment of gender, sexuality,... more...

  • Addiction: A Reference Encyclopediaby Howard Padwa; Jacob Cunningham

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 94.00

    Addiction: A Reference Encyclopedia offers straight talk and clear answers on a topic often sensationalized in the media and politicized during campaigns. Drawing from a wide variety of sources, it provides readers with a concise yet thorough review of what we know about all kinds of addictive behavior. Addiction surveys both the science of... more...

  • Ashes to Ashesby Richard Kluger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00

    No book before this one has rendered the story of cigarettes -- mankind's most common self-destructive instrument and its most profitable consumer product -- with such sweep and enlivening detail. Here for the first time, in a story full of the complexities and contradictions of human nature, all the strands of the historical process -- financial,... more...

  • Legalizing Marijuana: Drug Policy Reform and Prohibition Politicsby Rudolph Gerber

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 43.00

    This book is a frontal assault on the federal government's almost century-long campaign against marijuana in all its forms?cultivation, growing, selling, and recreational and medicinal use. Beginning with the anti-pot campaign of the first unofficial drug czar, Harry Anslinger, in the 1930s and continuing wiht only minor differences in emphasis through... more...

  • Keep Your Kids Tobacco-Freeby Robert Schwebel

    Newmarket Press 2001; US$ 14.95

    First time in paperback, this easy-to-read, invaluable book offers parents a powerful program for preventing or ending their children's tobacco addiction. Recommended by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Noted family therapist and substance-abuse prevention expert, Dr. Robert Schwebel, shows parents how to help their children make good decisions... more...

  • Street Capitalby Sveinung Sandberg; Willy Pedersen

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 99.00

    Presents a new theoretical framework for understanding street cultures based on fieldwork and interviews with dealers aged between 15 and 30, exploring themes including marginalisation, discrimination, cannabis dealing and drug use, violence, masculinity, hip-hop culture, experiences with the welfare system, and issues of immigration and racism. more...

  • Vulnerable Indiaby Anu Kapur

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 49.95

    This book de-myths the oft repeated claim of ‘natural disaster’ and puts forward socio-economic factors as the cause for the recurrence of disasters. With this framework, the author examines the popular notion of the Vulnerable India in psycho-geographical terms and unmasks the dimensions of vulnerability itself. In doing so the author foregrounds... more...

  • Street Addicts in the Political Economyby Alisse Waterston

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    In this book, Alisse Waterston reveals the economic, political, and ideological forces that shape the nature of street-addict life. Disputing the view that hard-core, low-income drug users are social marginals situated in deviant subcultures, the author dispels popular images of the mythic, dark dope fiend haunting our city streets. Using dramatic,... more...

  • Freiverkäufliche Arzneimittel im Einzelhandelby Michaela Beer; Christine Hartmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 39.99

    Der Verkauf von Arzneimitteln außerhalb von Apotheken unterliegt strengen Richtlinien. Im Einzelhandel ist es daher Voraussetzung, die entsprechende Sachkenntnis zu erwerben und im Rahmen einer Prüfung von der IHK bestätigen zu lassen. Der Nachweis der Sachkunde umfasst umfangreiches Wissen zu Pflanzen, Chemikalien, Darreichungsformen und fachkundiger... more...

  • Drugs and Policingby Brian K. Payne; Randy R. Gainey

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 38.95

    This book fills a void in the literature by examining from a scientific perspective the official police response to drugs, drug use, abuse, and dealing and how the different levels of police agencies process drug cases. Current drug texts simply do not address the drug problem from a criminal justice or criminological perspective in a clear, consistent... more...