drugs and society

Book Title : Drugs and Society
Author : Hanson
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date : 2017-01-26
Pages : 694
ISBN : 9781284110876
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Updated to keep pace with the latest data and statistics, Drugs and Society, Thirteenth Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of average individuals.

Book Title : Drugs in Society
Author : Jane Fountain
Publisher : Radcliffe Publishing
Release Date : 2007
Pages : 136
ISBN : 1846190932
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Providing a thorough overview of the social and environmental aspects of drug use and misuse, this book explores the variation in the ways recreation and other drugs are used across Europe. Critical reflections on drug policy are included.

Book Title : Drugs and Society
Author : Jefferson M. Fish
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2006
Pages : 228
ISBN : 0742542459
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The focus of this edited collection is a thoughtful multidisciplinary presentation of past and present U.S. drug policies and whether they are winning the so-called war on drugs (they aren't!). For the great majority of ills ascribed to "drugs" are actually caused by the black market created by drug prohibition; the more successful the war on drugs is in making the drug trade a dangerous business, the greater are the profits from increased prices, and hence the greater the incidence of disease, corruption, social disorder, and death. Drugs and Society provides individuals with the information they need to construct an alternative policy.

Book Title : Student Study Guide to Accompany Drugs and Society
Author : Glen R. Hanson
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date : 2008-10-06
Pages : 227
ISBN : 0763759325
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This handy study tool helps students get the most out of their course by reinforcing key concepts and terms.

Book Title : Drugs and Society
Author : Patricia Jones-Witters
Publisher :
Release Date : 1983-01-01
Pages : 432
ISBN : STANFORD:36105005287383
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Drugs in Society
Author : Michael D. Lyman
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2016-10-26
Pages : 514
ISBN : 9781315474359
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts, and Control, Eighth Edition, focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision-making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Lyman offers a comprehensive big-picture examination of the US drug problem, dealing with drugs, abusers, drug enforcement, and public policy. Organized in three sections: Understanding the Problem, Gangs and Drugs, and Fighting Back, topics covered include the business of drugs and the role of organized crime in the drug trade, drug legalization and decriminalization, legal and law enforcement strategies, an analysis of the socialization process of drug use and abuse, and a historical discussion of drug abuse that puts the contemporary drug problem into perspective. Suitable for upper-level undergraduates in Criminal Justice, Criminology, and related programs, Drugs in Society, Eighth Edition, uses logical organization and strong pedagogy (case studies, focused text boxes with related information, critical thinking tasks) to support learning objectives.

Book Title : Drugs Intoxication and Society
Author : Angus Bancroft
Publisher : Polity
Release Date : 2009
Pages : 220
ISBN : 9780745635330
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"Drugs and intoxication have been facts of human life for millennia. Across the world, many people use illicit drugs, smoke, and drink alcohol. Yet very little has been written about their experiences. Academics, politicians and media reporting on the topic tend only to consider intoxication when it manifests as a social problem. This book takes a more nuanced view, and examines drug and alcohol use from a wider number of perspectives. It discusses issues such as the history of drug and alcohol use, the attractions of intoxication to individuals, and the control and regulation of drugs and their users. It also examines evidence for the rise of the so-called 'pharmaceutical society', and asks whether society is on the cusp of a revolution in psychoactive substance use." --Book Jacket.

Book Title : The Handbook of Drugs and Society
Author : Henry H. Brownstein
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2015-09-25
Pages : 664
ISBN : 9781118726686
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This handbook provides a comprehensive examination of the past and present roles of drugs in society with a focus on theory, research, policy, and practice. Includes 28 original chapters with multi-disciplinary and international perspectives by top social and behavioral scientists Reviews current knowledge in the field, including key research findings, theoretical developments, and methodological debates Identifies ongoing controversies in the field, emergent topics, and areas in need of further inquiry Discusses individual drugs as well as topics like physiological theories of drug use and abuse, public health implications of drugs, patterns of drugs and crime, international drug trade and trafficking, and designer drugs

Book Title : Drugs and Society
Author : Arthur P. Leccese
Publisher :
Release Date : 1991
Pages : 332
ISBN : UOM:39015019427130
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Through scientific methodology and research findings, this text attempts to provide answers to the emotional questions surrounding the effects of drugs on human behaviour and society. Covered are a range of drugs, including those prescribed for behavioural disorders or recreational purposes.

Book Title : Drugs and Society Student Study Guide
Author : Glen R. Hanson
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date : 2011-08
Pages : 265
ISBN : 9781449634377
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Thoroughly revised and updated, Drugs and Society, Eleventh Edition, contains the most current information available concerning drug use and abuse. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by taking a multidisciplinary approach to the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of ordinary people.The Eleventh Edition incorporates the authors' combined expertise in pharmacology, drug abuse, and sociology and extensive experience in research, teaching, drug policy-making, and drug policy implementation and includes hundreds of new citations that reflect the current state of drug abuse issues and the rapidly changing issues of substance abuse/addiction.