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- TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 4.39
Cannabis (aka weed, marijuana, or ganga) is the product of the cannabis plant, prepared for use as a psychoactive drug and as a medicine. Its use stretches as far back as history itself and is one of the earliest known plants to be domesticated by man. Cannabis, or weed, is the fourth most widely used drug in the world after coffee, alcohol, and tobacco.... 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99
?Zeit- und Leistungsdruck ist einer der zentralen Belastungsfaktoren in der heutigen Arbeitswelt. Der vorliegende Band vermittelt neue Erkenntnisse und wirft Forschungsfragen auf zum Wandel der Arbeit, zu psychischen Arbeitsbelastungen und zu Gestaltungsperspektiven. Der Schwerpunkt liegt dabei auf qualifizierter Dienstleistungsarbeit, einem Bereich... 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 42.99
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...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99
Many assume that the Internet introduces youth and young adults to dangerous information and substances while others contend that open and free access to accurate drug use information is critical to reducing dangerous behaviors. The primary goal of this book is to take the debate about drug use and the Internet from polemic discourse to social scientific... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 31.99
This fascinating history of international drug trafficking in the first half of the 20th century follows the stories of American narcs and gangsters, Japanese spies, Chinese warlords, and soldiers of fortune whose lives revolved around opium. The drug trade centered on China, which was before 1949, the world's largest narcotic market. The authors tell... more...