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  • Legalizing Marijuana: Drug Policy Reform and Prohibition Politicsby Rudolph Gerber

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 43.00

    This book is a frontal assault on the federal government's almost century-long campaign against marijuana in all its forms—cultivation, growing, selling, and recreational and medicinal use. Beginning with the anti-pot campaign of the first unofficial drug czar, Harry Anslinger, in the 1930s and continuing wiht only minor differences in emphasis through... more...

  • Keep Your Kids Tobacco-Freeby Robert Schwebel

    Newmarket Press 2001; US$ 14.95

    First time in paperback, this easy-to-read, invaluable book offers parents a powerful program for preventing or ending their children's tobacco addiction. Recommended by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Noted family therapist and substance-abuse prevention expert, Dr. Robert Schwebel, shows parents how to help their children make good decisions... more...

  • Street Capitalby Sveinung Sandberg; Willy Pedersen

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 99.00

    Presents a new theoretical framework for understanding street cultures based on fieldwork and interviews with dealers aged between 15 and 30, exploring themes including marginalisation, discrimination, cannabis dealing and drug use, violence, masculinity, hip-hop culture, experiences with the welfare system, and issues of immigration and racism. more...

  • Cocaine's Sonby Dave Itzkoff

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.15

    With sharp wit, self-deprecating humor, and penetrating honesty, New York Times journalist Dave Itzkoff turns a keen eye on his life with the mysterious, maddening, much-loved man of whom he writes, “for the first eight years of my life I seem to have believed he was the product of my imagination.” Itzkoff’s father was the man who lumbered home... more...

  • Vulnerable Indiaby Anu Kapur

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 52.00

    Vulnerable India: A Geographical Study of Disasters  presents a national-level analysis of disasters in the backdrop of the vulnerability of the Indian population. Offering an interdisciplinary perspective, it highlights that while conventional wisdom has persistently maligned 'nature' for disasters, majority of disasters in India are not due to 'natural'... more...

  • Street Addicts in the Political Economyby Alisse Waterston

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    In this book, Alisse Waterston reveals the economic, political, and ideological forces that shape the nature of street-addict life. Disputing the view that hard-core, low-income drug users are social marginals situated in deviant subcultures, the author dispels popular images of the mythic, dark dope fiend haunting our city streets. Using dramatic,... more...

  • Freiverkäufliche Arzneimittel im Einzelhandelby Michaela Beer; Christine Hartmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 25.39

    Der Verkauf von Arzneimitteln außerhalb von Apotheken unterliegt strengen Richtlinien. Im Einzelhandel ist es daher Voraussetzung, die entsprechende Sachkenntnis zu erwerben und im Rahmen einer Prüfung von der IHK bestätigen zu lassen. Der Nachweis der Sachkunde umfasst umfangreiches Wissen zu Pflanzen, Chemikalien, Darreichungsformen und fachkundiger... more...

  • Drugs and Policingby Brian K. Payne; Randy R. Gainey

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 38.95

    This book fills a void in the literature by examining from a scientific perspective the official police response to drugs, drug use, abuse, and dealing and how the different levels of police agencies process drug cases. Current drug texts simply do not address the drug problem from a criminal justice or criminological perspective in a clear, consistent... more...

  • Substance Misuseby Anne Bryce; Maurizio Coletti; Donald Forrester; James Egan; Jo Neale; Harry Sumnall; Joy Barlow; Margaret Black; Sally Haw; Gerard Vaughn; Richard Ives; Neil Hunter; Bernadette Monaghan; Jane Fountain; Joyce Nicholson; Linda McKie; Lisa Jones; Peter Kemp; Brian Kidd; Neil McKeganey; Charlie Llyod; Megan Larken; Jack Law; Viv Evans; Toby Seddon

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 37.95

    Substance misuse and its pervasive problems is a constant challenge for social work, health and related professionals today. It is paramount that professionals remain up-to-date on current issues and their responsibilities. Based on research and evidence, this book provides a sound basis for grounded and innovative practice. more...

  • Drugs, Crime and Public Healthby Alex Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95

    Drugs, Crime and Public Health provides an accessible but critical discussion of recent policy on illicit drugs. Using a comparative approach - centred on the UK, but with insights and complementary data gathered from the USA and other countries - it discusses theoretical perspectives and provides new empirical evidence which challenges prevalent... more...