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  • Illegal Leisureby Judith Aldridge; Fiona Measham; Howard Parker

    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...

  • Forget You Had a Daughterby Sandra Gregory

    John Blake 2013; US$ 8.99

    Forget You Had a Daughter is the extraordinary story of an ordinary British woman who made a mistake that changed the rest of her life. Sandra Gregory seemed to have the perfect life in Bangkok?until illness, unemployment and political unrest turned it into a nightmare. Desperate to get home by any means possible, she agreed to smuggle an addict's... more...

  • Ethnicity And Substance Abuseby Grace Xueqin Ma; George Henderson

    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...

  • Smoking in Adolescenceby Barbara Lloyd; Kevin Lucas

    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...

  • Generation Rxby Erin Marie Daly

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • Drug War American Styleby Jurg Gerber; Eric L. Jensen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00

    This collection of scholarly essays discusses the internationalization of American drug policy from a variety of perspectives and features articles on Hong Kong, Britain, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Latin America, the Netherlands and Switzerland. more...

  • Theory-Based Approaches to Substance Misuse and Abuse Prevention in Schoolby Karina Weichold; Fabriza Giannotta

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Youth substance use and misuse are still highly common, despite substantial efforts made to reduce the problem. Early start with substance use is often associated with more severe short- and long-term negative consequences for youth psycho-social adjustment. Bringing together international experts in the areas of prevention, health, and developmental... more...

  • Cocaineby Marc Olden

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 10.19

    A meticulous account of the greatest drug scourge the country has ever seen. Before crack, there was cocaine. In 1972, New Yorkers bought more powdered cocaine than heroin, and they paid dearly for it. Pimps, rock stars, UN delegates, and high school students all turned on with snow. Some used casually, and some threw their lives away for its... more...

  • Get Smart About Hallucinogensby Publishing Hazelden

    Hazelden Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99

    Learn the basic facts behind the dangers of hallucinogens (LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, peyote, and others), including their history, their medical use, signs of addiction and dependence, addiction treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more. Hallucinogens have been use by humans for many thousands of years, for both spiritual... more...

  • The Marijuana Grower's Handbookby Tommy McCarthy

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Anyone can buy marijuana seeds—they are legal to purchase—and with some soil, water, and light, you can grow your own plants. With step-by-step instructions, Tommy McCarthy will show you how to cultivate and raise beautiful hemp plants, as well as how to harvest and prepare the final product. The Marijuana Grower?s Handbook will teach you many... more...