Drugs, Society, and Criminal Justice

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-11
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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An adaptation of Levinthalrs"sDrugs, Behavior and Modern Society 5e, the second edition of this successful, widely-regarded, highly readable and pedagogy-oriented textbook on drug use and abuse is oriented toward a sociological/psychological perspective, with particular attention to issues related to drug-related crime and the criminal justice system.

Table of Contents

Drugs and Criminal Justice
An Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse
Two Ways of Looking at Drugs and Behavior
History of Drug Use and Drug Legislation
Drugs in the Early Times
Theoretical Perspectives on Drug Use and Abuse
Biological Perspectives
Legally Restricted Drugs in Our Society
The Major Stimulants: Cocaine and Amphetamines
The History of Cocaine
Narcotics: Opium, Heroin, and Synthetic Opiates
Opium in History
LSD and other Hallucinogens
A Matter of Definition
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