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  • 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...

  • Understanding Marijuanaby Mitch Earleywine

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 32.99

    What are we to make of the conflicting portrayals of a drug with historical origins dating back to 8,000 B.C.? Understanding Marijuana examines the biological, psychological, and societal impact of this controversial substance. Mitch Earleywine separates science from opinion to show how marijuana defies easy dichotomies. Tracing the medical and political... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 54.99

    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...

  • Tobaccoby Harold V. Cordry

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Tobacco addresses the many interrelated controversies surrounding the historical and current use of tobacco and presents a clear, objective, and thorough treatment of this contentious public health and legal issue. Is there a more prominent issue being battled out in the courtrooms of America today than that over the effects of tobacco? Multibillion... more...

  • Drugsby Paul Higate; Rhidian Hughes; Rachel Lart

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Drugs: Policy and Politics is an accessible introduction to the links between drugs and social policy. Assessing current and recent policies and political responses, it considers the ways in which drugs policy is formulated and implemented in the UK and Europe. The book examines the dynamic context of drug policy through discussions of broader policy... more...

  • The International Committee of the Red Crossby David P. Forsythe; Barbara Ann Rieffer-Flanagan; Barbara Ann J. Rieffer-Flanagan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...

  • West of Thenby Tara Bray Smith

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 20.99

    A dazzling, devastating memoir about one woman's search for her wayward mother, whose past is inextricably linked with the bittersweet history of their home, Hawaii. At the center of West of Then is Karen Morgan -- island flower, fifth generation haole (white) Hawaiian, Mayflower descendant -- now living on the streets of downtown Honolulu. Despite... more...

  • Drug Smugglers on Drug Smugglingby Scott H. Decker; Margaret Townsend Chapman

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 27.95

    Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling examines the organizational structures of drug smuggling from Colombia to the US. Career drug smugglers describe a series of often disconnected networks that enable smugglers to best organize their business in a way that will minimize the risks of apprhension and maximize profits. more...

  • WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2008by WHO

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 40.00

    WHO has produced a first comprehensive analysis of global tobacco use and control: The WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2008. The report confirms that the global tobacco epidemic is one of the greatest public health threats of modern times, that, left unchecked, could result in one billion deaths in the 21st century. The epidemic is shifting... more...