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  • Flowers in the Bloodby Jeff Goldberg; Dean Latimer; William Burroughs

    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...

  • Drugs, Alcohol, and Social Problemsby James D. Orcutt; David R. Rudy

    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...

  • Something's in the Airby Katherine Tate; James Lance Taylor; Mark Q. Sawyer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Real Drugs in a Virtual Worldby Edward Murguia; Melissa Tackett-Gibson; Ann Lessem

    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...

  • Webs of Smokeby Kathryn Meyer; Terry Parssinen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 28.99

    An extraordinary history of international narcotics trafficking in the 1900s. more...

  • Drugs and Popular Culture in the Age of New Mediaby Paul Manning

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Love Not Smokingby Karen Pine; Ben Fletcher

    Hay House 2010; US$ 14.95

    You want to quit smoking - but think it’s going to be hell.Giving up smoking doesn’t 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 won’t miss smoking because you’ll discover how to train your brain... 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...