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- Fledgling Press 2011; US$ 5.09
Life behind Bars: Confessions of a Pub Landlady is an exhilarating account of life in the licensed trade. This hilariously funny collection of tales will have your sides splitting as Kate and Linda recount some of their most memorable experiences as pub landladies. Anyone who has lived in the Lothians in Scotland and drunk in the pubs that abound... more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.00
In 2010, President Barack Obama signed a law repealing one of the most controversial policies in American criminal justice history: the one hundred to one sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder whereby someone convicted of ?simply? possessing five grams of crack?the equivalent of a few sugar packets?had been required by law to serve... more...
- Atlantic Books 2009; US$ 12.38
The bestselling blockbusting story of how American Special Forces hunted down and assassinated the head of the world's biggest cocaine cartel. Killing Pablo charts the rise and spectacular fall of the Columbian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, the richest and most powerful criminal in history. The book exposes the massive illegal operation by covert... more...
- Trine Day 2010; US$ 9.99
From the halcyon days of easily accessible drugs to years of government intervention and a surging black market, this tale chronicles a former drug smuggler?s 50-year career in the drug trade, its evolution into a multibillion-dollar business, and the characters he met along the way. The journey begins with the infamous Hippie Hash trail that led... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
"Relentless, graphic . . . A story worth reading." Los Angeles Times This is the frank, harrowing, and true story of one young woman?s descent into addiction and prostitution, and the long arduous struggle to reclaim her life. A shy, bookish college graduate, a nice girl from a solid middle-class home but uncertain of her way in life, Kate Holden... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 45.99
The 14 clearly written articles included in this collection exemplify the best of sociological scholarship on drug and alcohol problems. The readings strike a balance between constructionist, epidemiological, and ethnographic approaches to the study of drinking, drug use, and related problems such as domestic violence, crime, and the spread of HIV/AIDS. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
America?s drug laws have always exerted an unequal and unfair toll on Blacks and Latinos, who are arrested more often than Whites for the possession of illegal drugs and given harsher sentences. In this volume, contributors ask how would marijuana legalization affect communities of color? Is legalization of marijuana necessary to safeguard minority... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
The incredible and complex history of opium throughout the world. Opium has played a dramatic and varied role in human history, inspiring religious veneration, scientific exploration, the bitterest rancor, and the most fanciful ecstasy. Now, authors Jeff Goldberg and Dean Latimer have provided a complete, insightful history of opium. Flowers in... more...