The Handbook of Drugs and Society

Editor: Brownstein, Henry H.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $195.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $292.50
ISBN: 978-1-11-872679-2
Category: Social Sciences - Contemporary Issues & Controversies
Image Count: 20
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Understanding Drugs in Society
  • Drugs and Society - Henry H. Brownstein
  • The Use and Marketing of Particular Drugs in Society
  • Alcohol: Wide-Ranging Problems, Inadequate Responses - Norman Giesbrecht and Robin Room
  • Global Marijuana Cultivation and Societal Place Because and In Spite of US Policy and Perception - Charles Hogan and Scott Jacques
  • Heroin and Other Opiates - Timothy W. Kinlock and Michael S. Gordon
  • Cocaine Powder and Crack Cocaine: A Changeable History? - Paul Gootenberg
  • Methamphetamine - Ralph A. Weisheit
  • Prescription Drugs - Brian C. Kelly and Mark Pawson
  • Designer Drugs - Dina Perrone
  • Explaining the Place of Drugs in Society
  • Drug Use as a Socially Constructed Problem - Peter J. Venturelli
  • Social Scientific Theories of Drug Use, Abuse, and Addiction - Stephen J. Bahr and John P. Hoffmann
  • The Intersection between Neurobiological and Psychological Theories of Substance Use Disorders - Arielle R. Baskin-Sommers and Bridget A. Hearon
  • Studying Drugs in Society
  • Ethnographic Studies of Drugs in Communities - Sheigla Murphy, Paloma Sales, and Sheigla Averill
  • Measurement and Design Challenges in the Study of Drugs and Society - Eric L. Sevigny and Brian Fuleihan
  • What We Know and Do Not Know about Drugs and Public Health and Safety
  • What Has Been Learned from Research on the Drugs–Crime Connection? - Trevor Bennett and Jason Edwards
  • The Impact of Illicit Drugs on Public Health - Louisa Degenhardt and Wayne D. Hall
  • Research on Drugs and Social Characteristics - Kathryn M. Nowotny, Jessica Frankeberger, and Alice Cepeda
  • Public Safety and Public Health in a Geographic and Economic Context - Paul Draus and Juliette Roddy
  • Drugs and Adverse Social Experience
  • Drugs and Violent Crime - Henry H. Brownstein
  • Drugs and Violence in Personal and Intimate Relationships - Deborah Baskin and Ira Sommers
  • Markets and Distribution Systems: The Birth, Growth, and Transformation of UK Drug Markets - Tiggey May and Bina Bhardwa
  • Drugs as an Illicit Enterprise
  • The Criminalization of (Some) Drug-Involved People - Neil McKeganey
  • The Culture and Subcultures of Illicit Drug Use and Distribution - Geoffrey Hunt and Karen Joe-Laidler
  • Displacement Effects of Supply-Reduction Policies in Latin America: A Tipping Point in Cocaine Trafficking, 2006–2008 - Juan Carlos Garzón and John Bailey
  • Responding to the Problem and Problems of Drugs in Society
  • Drug Law Enforcement - Andrew Golub, Alex S. Bennett, and Luther C. Elliott
  • Drug Abuse Prevention through Early Childhood Intervention - Elizabeth B. Robertson, Belinda E. Sims, and Eve E. Reider
  • Dealing with Drug Users: Treatment - TaLisa J. Carter and Daniel O'Connell
  • Drug Policy in the United States: A Dynamic Multilevel Experimental Environment - Duane C. McBride and Yvonne Terry-McElrath