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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 61.34
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...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
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...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 78.95
It is generally acknowledged that the most cost-effective means of curtailing alcohol and drug abuse is prevention. Providing interventions to at-risk individuals before they develop serious problems with substance use is the most important component of the "war on drugs." Fortunately, the past decade has seen a dramatic increase in the quantity and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 56.95
Youth, Drugs, and Night Life examines the relationships between the electronic dance scene and drug use for young ravers and clubbers today. Based on over 300 interviews with ravers, DJ?s and promoters, Hunt, Moloney, and Evans examine the different social groupings that make up the scene. The authors explore the accomplishment of gender, sexuality,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00
No book before this one has rendered the story of cigarettes -- mankind's most common self-destructive instrument and its most profitable consumer product -- with such sweep and enlivening detail. Here for the first time, in a story full of the complexities and contradictions of human nature, all the strands of the historical process -- financial,... more...