Drugs In America: Sociology, Economics, And Politics: Sociology, Economics, and Politics by Ansley HamidDrugs In America: Sociology, Economics, And Politics: Sociology, Economics, and Politics by Ansley Hamid

Drugs In America: Sociology, Economics, And Politics: Sociology, Economics, and Politics

byAnsley Hamid

Paperback | January 14, 1998

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This basic analysis of the drug problem in America describes the historical and present use of mood-altering drugs; the economics of drug trafficking; theories of addiction; and the resulting crime, violence, and community deterioration. In addition, the author focuses on the effects of legalizing drugs and the role of law enforcement. This is an ideal text for any course discussing drug use and abuse.
Title:Drugs In America: Sociology, Economics, And Politics: Sociology, Economics, and PoliticsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:327 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 14, 1998Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0834210606

ISBN - 13:9780834210608

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Historical OverviewChapter 2: Writing about Drugs: Ethnographic versus Psychopharmacological ApproachesChapter 3: Drugs and LaborChapter 4: Policing DrugsChapter 5: Drugs and CrimeChapter 6: Drugs and ViolenceChapter 7: Women, Parenting, Sex, and DrugsChapter 8: Drugs and Neighborhood DeteriorationChapter 9: Addiction, Misuse, and TreatmentChapter 10: Toward and Enlightened Drug Policy for the 21st CenturyIndex

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This basic analysis of the drug problem in America describes the historical and present use of mood-altering drugs; the economics of drug trafficking; theories of addiction; and the resulting crime, violence, and community deterioration. In addition, the author focuses on the effects of legalizing drugs and the role of law enforcement. This is an ideal text for any course discussing drug use and abuse.