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- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
In this volume, contributors ask how would marijuana legalization affect communities of color? This timely collection of original essays analyzes the policy debate by a range of scholars addressing political, economic, health, and empowerment issues. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 38.99
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...
- 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$ 28.99
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$ 125.00
Drawing on criminology, media studies, and sociology, this book examines the ways in which new media - including social networking and video file-sharing sites - transforms the symbolic framework in which drugs and drug culture are represented. It argues that much traditional mediated drugs education has been based upon linear models of centralised... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 27.95
When I Wear My Alligator Boots examines how the lives of dispossessed men and women are affected by the rise of narcotrafficking along the U.S.-Mexico border. In particular, the book explores a crucial tension at the heart of the "war on drugs": despite the violence and suffering brought on by drug cartels, for the rural poor in Mexico?s north, narcotrafficking... 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...