Drugs, Society and Criminal Justice
Edition: 3rd 2012
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Description: Unique in approach, DRUGS, SOCIETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 3/e examines drug use, drug misuse, and drug abuse from a criminal justice perspective. Building on sociological theory, it explores the social problems associated with drug use and the theoretical reasons for drug use and abuse. Moving beyond a sociological focus, it delves into the complex relationship between drug-taking behavior and crime. Discussion-starting features spotlight prominent figures, drug trafficking realities, and life-saving information as the book explores how drug use and abuse impact the criminal justice system.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $80.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/30/2011
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.55" tall
|Drugs And Society: The Criminal Justice Perspective|
|Understanding Drug-taking Behavior|
|Understanding the Drug Problem in America|
|The History of Drug Use and Drug-Control Policy|
|Theoretical Perspectives on Drug Use and Abuse|
|Drugs and Crime|
|Drugs and the Criminal Justice System|
|Legally Restricted Drugs in Our Society|
|Narcotics: Opium, Heroin, and Synthetic Opiates|
|The Major Stimulants: Cocaine and Amphetamines|
|LSD and Other Hallucinogens|
|Depressants and Inhalants|
|Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Drug Testing in Sports|
|Legal Drugs in Our Society|
|Alcohol: Social Beverage/Social Drug|
|Chronic Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism|
|Nicotine and Tobacco Use|
|Drug Abuse and Drug Policy|
|Prevention and Treatment: Drug Policy and Intervention|