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  • American Desperadoby Jon Roberts; Evan Wright

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 16.00

    In 2008 veteran journalist Evan Wright, acclaimed for his New York Times bestselling book Generation Kill and co-writer of the Emmy-winning HBO series it spawned , began a series of conversations with super-criminal Jon Roberts, star of the fabulously successful documentary Cocaine Cowboys.  Those conversations would last three years, during... more...

  • Stages and Pathways of Drug Involvementby Denise B. Kandel

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.70

    This book represents a systematic and broadly based discussion and evaluation of the Gateway Hypothesis. more...

  • Lighting Upby Susan Shapiro

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00

    In the critically acclaimed Five Men Who Broke My Hear t, Manhattan journalist Susan Shapiro revisited five self-destructive romances. In her hilarious, illuminating new memoir, Lighting Up, she rejects five self-destructive substances. This difficult quest for clean living starts with Shapiro?s shocking revelation that, at forty, her lengthiest,... more...

  • Mass Media and Drug Preventionby William D. Crano; Michael Burgoon; Stuart Oskamp

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 51.95

    This book tells the story of the mass media's potential in the war against drug abuse. It is based on scientific evidence on the use of media in health promotion and disease prevention. Past approaches--successes and failures alike--are included to help enlighten future programs of research and practice. Advice about the logical steps that must be... more...

  • Drug Useby Richard E. Isralowitz

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    This work examines the delicate balance in American drug policy between enforcement and reducing supply, versus prevention and reducing demand. It addresses the ways in which drug policy has changed, particularly since 1970. more...

  • Pot Politicsby Mitch Earleywine

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87

    By drawing on chapters from experts in multiple disciplines, this book will focus on ethical, religious, economic, psychological, and political arguments for cannabis policies that range from prohibition, to supervised medical use, to unrestricted legalization. Several authors weigh costs and benefits in their evaluations of policy. Others focus on... more...

  • Dangerous Harvestby Michael K. Steinberg; Joseph J. Hobbs; Kent Mathewson

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    The global drug trade and its associated violence, corruption, and human suffering create global problems that include political and military conflicts, ethnic minority human rights violations, and stresses on economic development. Drug production and eradication affects the stability of many states, shaping and sometimes distorting their foreign policies.... more...

  • The Tobacco Atlasby M J. Eriksen Mackay

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 27.00

    The Tobacco Atlas is intended for anyone concerned with personal or political health, governance, politics, economics, big business, corporate behaviour, smuggling, tax, religion, internet, allocation of resources, human development and the future. It will be useful for UN agencies, governments and politicians, health officials, the media, researchers,... more...

  • At What Cost?by Research for International Tobacco Control (RITC)

    International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 20.00

    This publication reviews and synthesizes the literature on tobacco-related health economic evaluation, with a focus on developing countries.  IDRC?s Research for International Tobacco Contract (RITC) produced the report in an attempt to lay the groundwork for future comparative and conclusive research in the field of tobacco-related economic evaluation. ... more...

  • Qualitative Research for Tobacco Controlby Alison Mathie; Anne Carnozzi

    International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 40.00

    This manual is designed to encourage users from around the world to engage in tobacco control research using qualitative methods and tools. The objective is to expand the body of knowledge that can influence tobacco control policies and programs. In addition, the manual is intended to serve consumers of qualitative research by helping them critically... more...