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Product Description: Humans have been using psychoactive (mind-altering) drugs since ancient times. Barely a day goes by without a drug related issue reaching the headlines, and drugs, in some way or other, affect all of our lives, whether by our own use, the use of those we know, or even from just being a victim of drug related crime...read more

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9780199544790, titled "Drug Nation: Patterns, Problems, Panics, and Policies" | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 2011, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Humans have been using psychoactive (mind-altering) drugs since ancient times.

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9780415495523 | 1 edition (Routledge, April 7, 2011), cover price $165.00

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9780415495530 | Routledge, April 6, 2011, cover price $51.95

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Product Description: Responding to Drug Misuse provides a unique insight into the current shape of the drugs treatment system in England. Reporting findings from research linked to the government's ten year drugs strategy Tackling Drugs to Build a Better Britain, the book places these in the context of policy, practice, and service development...read more
By Susanne MacGregor (editor)

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9780415474702 | 1 edition (Routledge, October 19, 2009), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Responding to Drug Misuse provides a unique insight into the current shape of the drugs treatment system in England.

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Product Description: Drawing on the latest international sociological research, this monograph takes a critical look at contemporary developments, discourses, and debate on pharmaceuticals and society. Key issues covered include pharmaceuticals and medicalization and the science and politics of drug development, testing, and regulation Investigates the constructions of pharmaceuticals in professional and popular culture and the meaning and use of medications in everyday life Investigates pharmaceuticals, consumerism, and citizenship and the impact of innovation and expectations regarding pharmaceutical futures Written in a lively, accessible style, with many engaging and important insights from key international figures in the field...read more

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9781405190848 | Blackwell Pub, February 17, 2009, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Drawing on the latest international sociological research, this monograph takes a critical look at contemporary developments, discourses, and debate on pharmaceuticals and society.

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Product Description: The misuse of substances has become a notable public health problem over recent years. This is conventionally dealt with by psychiatrists, who are being called upon with increasing frequency to give expert opinions on how substance misuse impairs functioning in various areas of the law - including crime, family/child practice, and employment...read more

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9781846611476 | Jordans Pub, September 1, 2008, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The misuse of substances has become a notable public health problem over recent years.

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By Robert MacDonald (editor), Tracy Shildrick (editor) and Mark Simpson (editor)

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9781403936974 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 6, 2007, cover price $135.00

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Product Description: Illicit drugs and their use are a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public. As such, this second edition of the popular Illicit Drugs: Use and Control provides a timely, up-to-date discussion of the key issues raised in the first edition, whilst also providing new chapters which address: Class, gender and race The geo-politics of illicit drug production and distribution Britain’s drug use within a global context Drawing information from wide-ranging sources, Adrian Barton illuminates the complex nature and broad impact illicit drug use carries in its wake and provides an overview of the contemporary state of the drug 'scene'...read more

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9780415492331 | 2 edition (Routledge, June 9, 2011), cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Illicit drugs and their use are a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public.
9780415281713 | Routledge, August 1, 2003, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: Illicit drugs and their use are now, more than ever, a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public.

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9780415492379 | 2 edition (Routledge, June 9, 2011), cover price $55.95 | About this edition: Illicit drugs and their use are a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public.
9780415281720 | Routledge, September 1, 2003, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: Illicit drugs and their use are now, more than ever, a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public.

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Product Description: The appetite for illicit drugs in the UK continues to grow and diversify. Young Britons consume more drugs than their peers anywhere else in Europe. Why and how has this happened and why have all official efforts to stem drug 'abuse' so far failed...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Judith Aldridge (editor), Roy Egginton (editor) and Howard J. Parker (editor)

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9780333918173 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 1, 2001, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The appetite for illicit drugs in the UK continues to grow and diversify.

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Product Description: Illegal Leisure offers a unique insight into the role drug use now plays in British youth culture. The authors present the results of a five year longitudinal study into young people and drug taking. They argue that drugs are no longer used as a form of rebellious behaviour, but have been subsumed into wider, acceptable leisure activities...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780415158091 | Routledge, October 1, 1998, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Illegal Leisure offers a unique insight into the role drug use now plays in British youth culture.

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9780415158107 | Routledge, October 1, 1998, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Illegal Leisure offers a unique insight into the role drug use now plays in British youth culture.

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Product Description: Considers the pharmacology of drug use, the drugs involved and the social and cultural perspective of drug-taking.

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9780232521825 | Darton Longman & Todd Ltd, July 20, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Considers the pharmacology of drug use, the drugs involved and the social and cultural perspective of drug-taking.

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Brings together authorities on the subject to report on their recent research. Chapters include studies on the supply and use of crack/cocaine in London and Glasgow, on the projected epidemic in use, on treatment on the rights of users as well as placing the subject in its historical perspective.
By Philip Bean (editor)

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9780312089399 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 1, 1993, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Book by

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9780333586815 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 23, 1993, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Brings together authorities on the subject to report on their recent research.

Product Description: Provides up-to-date information on the drugs problem in Britain based on the most recent research and experiences. The contributors, all experts in the drug addiction field, take a social perspective to examine drugs and drug taking...read more
By Susanne MacGregor (editor)

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9780415030649 | Routledge, February 1, 1989, cover price $52.50 | About this edition: Provides up-to-date information on the drugs problem in Britain based on the most recent research and experiences.

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