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Author: Howard Abadinsky
ISBN13: 978-0534615154
Title: Drugs: An Introduction
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Language: English
Category: Politics and Government
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 5 edition (August 14, 2003)
Pages: 437

Drugs: An Introduction by Howard Abadinsky



Drugs: An Introduction.

Chapter 1: An introduction to drug abuse - Drugs - reaching a definition - Drug abuse and addiction - Drugs of abuse - Estimating the extent of the drug problem - Drug use: how many, how much? - - What is the connection between drugs and crime? - - Drugs and violence - Chapter 2: A history of drug use and legislation - Alcohol and the temperance movement - Opium: a long history - Twentieth century efforts and legislation - Cocaine: from coca leaf to crack - Marijuana: from Mexican immigrants to the counterculture - Amphetamines: speed and ice - Barbiturates - Tranquilizers and . .

This book explores all aspects of the drug and alcohol abuse issue, including the impact of drugs on our society; history; pharmacological impacts on drugs on the body; policy implications of drugs; the criminal justice system response; the effects. Howard Abadinsky is professor of criminal justice at St John's University. He served eight years as an inspector for the Cook County, Illinois, sheriff and 15 years as a New York state parole officer and senior parole officer. The founder of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime, he also served as a consultant to the President's Commission on Organized Crime.

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Published September 13, 2000 by Wadsworth Publishing Company.

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Abadinsky explores all aspects of the drug and alcohol abuse issue, including the impact of drugs on our society; history; pharmacological impact of drugs on the body; policy implications of drugs; the criminal justice system response; the effects, treatment and prevention of abuse; theories of use; drug business; and drug law enforcement. Reports on the latest data on drug concerns provide further examination of alcohol and explore the abuse of additional substances such as "club drugs," inhalants, herbal stimulants, and designer drugs. The major drugs are arranged into depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and cannabis.
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