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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 17.00
From David Carr (1956?2015), the ?undeniably brilliant and dogged journalist? ( Entertainment Weekly ) and author of the instant New York Times bestseller that the Chicago Sun-Times called ?a compelling tale of drug abuse, despair, and, finally, hope.? Do we remember only the stories we can live with? The ones that make us look good in the rearview... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This book examines the geographic displacement of the illicit drug industry as a side effect of United States foreign policy. To reduce the supply of cocaine and heroin from abroad, the US has relied on coercion against farmers, traffickers and governments, but this has only exacerbated the world's drugs problems. US Foreign Policy and the War on... more...
- 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 36.00
According to a 2007 study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, approximately 21 per cent of eighth graders and 48 per cent of 12th graders reported using illegal drugs in their lifetime. Providing young people with the facts about the dangers of drug abuse is the best way to help them make good decisions. "How to Say No to Drugs"... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 43.99
This book is the first attempt to describe and analyze the world opiate market. It looks at how the Taliban achieved a cutback in heroin production in Afghanistan--a longtime goal of national and international drug policy agencies--and how that cutback impacted the very robust global market for the drug. Based on this and other country studies, the... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 69.99
Immer mehr Jugendliche und Kinder greifen zur Zigarette. Die Gesetzeslage sowie gesellschaftliche Kontrollmechanismen haben diesen Trend nicht aufhalten k÷nnen. Wegen der schwerwiegenden gesundheitlichen Folgen des Tabakkonsums gerade bei Kindern und Jugendlichen wird zunehmend von der Politik verlangt, dieser negativen Entwicklung durch gesetzliche... more...