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Drugs in Society

Drugs in Society - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-1437744507

Cover of Drugs in Society 6TH 10 (ISBN 978-1437744507)
ISBN13: 978-1437744507
ISBN10: 1437744508
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 10
Publisher: Anderson Publishing Co.
Published: 2010
International: No

List price: $62.95

Drugs in Society - 6TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-1437744507

Michael D. Lyman

ISBN13: 978-1437744507
ISBN10: 1437744508
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 10
Publisher: Anderson Publishing Co.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

This work focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decisionmaking within this complex and multi-disciplinary field. Broken into three sections: Understanding the Problem, Gangs and Drugs, and Fighting Back, topics covered include the business of drugs and the role of organized crime in the drug trade, drug legalization and decriminalization, legal and law enforcement strategies, an analysis of the socialization process of drug use and abuse, and a historical discussion of drug abuse that puts the contemporary drug problem into perspective.


- Thoughtful analysis of the diverse perspectives on dealing with the impact of drug use and drug trafficking on American society

- A close look at the growing influence of Mexican cartels on the drug-trafficking landscape and the impact of their activity in and around the U.S. border

- Text is supplemented with photos, charts, critical thinking tasks, learning objectives, key terms, and discussion questions

- Appendices cover drug scheduling and federal trafficking penalties

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