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- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 34.99
Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. Part I: The Development, Composition and Behavior of the World Opiate Market. 2. The Past as Prologue: The Development of the World Opiate Market and Rise of the International Control Regime. 3. 4. Did the Taliban's Ban Really Matter?. 5. Keeping Track of Opiate Flows. Part II: Country Studies. 6. Afghanistan... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 8.99
Foreword. Preface. 1. Crash and Rescue. Above the city, steeped in misery. Back from the edge. Substance abuse and addiction defined. Addiction is a disease. A hellish journey. 2. The Early Days of Using. My not-so-shady past. A forbidden sip. One puff leads to another. My uncertain future. Heroin. A rite of passage versus the slippery slope to addiction.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 14.99
This compact and innovative book tackles one of the central issues in drug policy: the lack of a coherent conceptual structure for thinking about drugs. Drugs generally fall into one of seven categories: prescription, over the counter, alternative medicine, common-use drugs like alcohol, tobacco and caffeine; religious-use, sports enhancement; and... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 14.95
This profound yet practical guide by a veteran recovery professional goes further than any other book in pinpointing why addictions are so tenacious, how we all suffer from them to a greater or lesser extent, and the true, time-tested steps toward freeing yourself. No social problem today causes greater confusion than addiction. Whatever form it... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95
Examining the historical, economic and political context for the current prohibition of particular drugs, this study investigates the problem of drug control and provides a systematic analysis of the development of the international system of regulation. It identifies the political rationalities that provided the basis of that system and positions... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 95.99
Addiction Research Methods is a comprehensive handbook for health professionals, policy-makers and researchers working and training in the field of addiction. The book provides a clear, comprehensive and practical guide to research design, methods and analysis within the context of the field of alcohol and other drugs. The reader is introduced to... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00
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...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 85.00
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 addiction... more...