Annual Editions: Drugs, Society, and Behavior 00/01 / Edition 15

Annual Editions: Drugs, Society, and Behavior 00/01 / Edition 15

by Hugh T. Wilson, Hugh T. Wilson
     
 

This informative anthology examines the historical evolution of drugs in the United States,major drugs in use,developing patterns of drug use,criminal behavior perpetuated by drugs,the impact of drugs on public and private American institutions,drug-related policy,and drug treatment. See more details below

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This informative anthology examines the historical evolution of drugs in the United States,major drugs in use,developing patterns of drug use,criminal behavior perpetuated by drugs,the impact of drugs on public and private American institutions,drug-related policy,and drug treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072365382
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Annual Editions Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.19(w) x 10.79(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1. Living with Drugs
1. Opium, Cocaine, and Marijuana in American History, David F. Musto, Scientific American, July 1991.
2. A Drug Trade Primer for the Late 1990s, Current History, April 1998.
3. A Hundred-Year Habit, Ian Scott, History Today, June 1998.
4. One Nation under the Table, John Lilly, The American Spectator, June 1999.
5. New Museum Traces History of Drugs in the U.S., Christopher S. Wren, New York Times, May 9, 1999.
6. Just Don't Say No, Not Us, Jerry Adler, Newsweek, September 6, 1999.
7. America's Altered States, Joshua Wolf Shenk, Harper's, May 1999.
UNIT 2. Understanding How Drugs Work--Use, Dependence, and Addiction
8. Addiction and the Brain--Part I, Harvard Mental Health Letter, June 1998.
9. A Little Help from Serotonin, Geoffrey Cowley and Anne Underwood, Newsweek, December 29, 1997/January 5, 1998.
10. Cocaine Wreaks Subtle Damage on Developing Brains, Gretchen Vogel, Science, October 3, 1997.
(and more...)

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