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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This book examines the history of popular drug cultures and mediated drug education, and the ways in which new media - including social networking and video file-sharing sites - transform the symbolic framework in which drugs and drug culture are represented. Tracing the emergence of formal drug regulation in both the US and the United Kingdom from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Illegal Leisure offers a unique insight into the role drug use now plays in British youth culture. The authors present the results of a five year longitudinal study into young people and drug taking. They argue that drugs are no longer used as a form of rebellious behaviour, but have been subsumed into wider, acceptable leisure activities. The new... more...
- Hay House 2010; US$ 14.95
You want to quit smoking - but think its going to be hell.Giving up smoking doesnt have to be hell. Forget willpower and withdrawal, Love Not Smoking helps you put back into your life everything that smoking has sucked out of it, and helps you give up for good.You wont miss smoking because youll discover how to train your brain... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 59.95
This book offers a fresh, interdisciplinary approach to understanding drug abuse problems within the U.S. ethnic minority community, including African American, Asian Pacific American, Hispanics, and Native Americans. It brings together a wide range of current drug abuse and health issues, research, and model practices of prevention and intervention... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
What factors influence adolescents to take up smoking? Why do more girls smoke than boys? In contrast to medical orthodoxy, Smoking in Adolescence looks at smoking from the adolescents' own points of view. What emerges is that regular smokers are seen as fun-loving and nonconformist; cigarettes are a passport to a fashionable, popular and 'hard'... more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 46.00
This volume explores the correlation between drug abuse and crime. In examining the thinking and behavioural patterns common to both, it proposes a new explanatory model. Seeing involvement in drug abuse and crime as overlapping lifestyles, the author considers four primary factors: conditions, choices, cognitions and change. By comparing this new... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 16.08
Viele Raucher haben den Wunsch, das Rauchen aufzugeben, da sie die negativen Folgen nicht länger in Kauf nehmen wollen. Nicht allen gelingt dieser Schritt ohne fremde Hilfe. Dieses Tabakentwöhnungsprogramm berücksichtigt sowohl den psychologischen als auch den körperlichen Aspekt der Abhängigkeit von der Zigarette. Es hat sich in zahlreichen wissenschaftlichen... more...
- Central Recovery Press, LLC 2014; US$ 1.99
Answers questions and details the model of Youth Offender (YO) Court, a unique family-focused specialty drug court program. more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 16.99
These are the harrowing questions that plagued Erin Marie Daly after her youngest brother Pat, an OxyContin addict, was found dead of a heroin overdose at the age of twenty. In just a few short years, the powerful prescription painkiller had transformed him from a fun-loving ball of energy to a heroin addict so hell-bent on getting his next fix that... more...