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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 52.00
Vulnerable India: A Geographical Study of Disasters presents a national-level analysis of disasters in the backdrop of the vulnerability of the Indian population. Offering an interdisciplinary perspective, it highlights that while conventional wisdom has persistently maligned 'nature' for disasters, majority of disasters in India are not due to 'natural'... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 37.95
Substance misuse and its pervasive problems is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professionals today. It is paramount that professionals remain up-to-date on current issues and their responsibilities. Based on research and evidence, this book provides a sound basis for grounded and innovative practice. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95
Drugs, Crime and Public Health provides an accessible but critical discussion of recent policy on illicit drugs. Using a comparative approach - centred on the UK, but with insights and complementary data gathered from the USA and other countries - it discusses theoretical perspectives and provides new empirical evidence which challenges prevalent... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 49.95
Drug policy has spread into new areas of society and new players are now engaged in this policy. This leads to the question: How can we understand and explain the increasingly complex puzzle that we call drug policy? A very wide range of drug policies are implemented in contemporary societies - not only by governments, but also by local communities,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95 US$ 13.17
The debate on the status and legality of cannabis continues to gain momentum. Here, personal anecdotes combined with academic and scientific reports combine to sharpen some of the fascinating philosophical issues associated with cannabis use. A frank, professionally informed and playful discussion of cannabis usage in relation to philosophical... more...