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Readings on Drugs and Society: The Criminal Connection / Edition 1
     

Readings on Drugs and Society: The Criminal Connection / Edition 1

by Margaret S. Kelley
 

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ISBN-10: 0205439721

ISBN-13: 9780205439720

Pub. Date: 11/03/2005

Publisher: Pearson

This edited volume examines the relationship between drugs and crime. This reader is composed of primary articles, so students can read the most recent research. Selections were chosen for high-interest nature, scholarship, and relevance to the most current issues surrounding drugs and crime today.

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This edited volume examines the relationship between drugs and crime. This reader is composed of primary articles, so students can read the most recent research. Selections were chosen for high-interest nature, scholarship, and relevance to the most current issues surrounding drugs and crime today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205439720
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/03/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

I. THE DRUGS-CRIME CONNECTION.

1. The Drugs-Crime Relationship: An Analytical Framework, Duane C. McBride and Clyde B. McCoy.

2. A Long-Term Program of Research on Drug Use and Crime, David N. Nurco.

3. The Motives and Mechanics of Operating an Illegal Drug Enterprise, Lise-Marie VanNostrand and Richard Tewksbury.

4. Addiction Careers and Criminal Specialization, David Farabee, Vandana Joshi, and M. Douglas Anglin.

II. SPECIFIC DRUGS AND CRIME.

5. Alcohol, Drugs and Violence, Robert Nash Parker and Kathleen Auerhahn

6. The Rise of Marijuana as the Drug of Choice among Youth Adult Arrestees, Andrew Golub and Bruce D. Johnson.

7. Effects of Heroin Prescription on Police Contacts among Drug Addicts, Martin Killias.

8. The Influence of Crack Cocaine on Robbery, Burglary, and Homicide Rates: A Cross-City, Longitudinal Analysis, Eric Baumer, Janet L. Lauritsen, Richard Rosenfeld, and Richard Wright.

9. Methamphetamine Use and Sales among Gang Members: The Cross-over Effect, Curtis J. Robinson.

10. Exploring the Relationship between Race and Ecstasy Involvement among a Sample of Arrestees, Blake J. Urbach, K. Michael Reynolds, and George S. Yacoubian Jr.

III. WOMEN AND DRUGS.

11. Women in the Street-Level Drug Economy: Continuity or Change?, Lisa Maher, Kathleen Daly.

12. The Lives of Incarcerated Women: Violence, Substance Abuse, and Risk for HIV. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Catherine Ingram Fogel and Michael Belyea.

13. Examining the “Criminal Careers” of Prostitutes within the Nexus of Drug Use, Drug Selling, and Other Illicit Activities, Sheila Royo Maxwell and Christopher D. Maxwell.

IV. YOUTH AND DRUGS.

14. Risk Factors for Delinquency and Illicit Drug Use from Adolescence to Young Adulthood, Denise B. Kandel, Ora Simcha-Fagan, and Mark Davies.

15. Street Youth and Criminal Violence, Stephen W. Baron and Timothy F. Hartnagel.

16. Illegal Acts Committed by Adolescents under the Influence of Alcohol and Drugs, Helene Raskin White, Peter C. Tice, Rolf Loeber, and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber.

V. RESPONSES TO DRUGS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

17. The Revolving Prison Door for Drug-Involved Offenders: Challenges and Opportunities, Lana D. Harrison.

18. Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime: An Evaluation of Five Programs, M. Douglas Anglin, Douglas Longshore, and Susan Turner.

19. Drug Courts: A Conceptual Framework, Douglas Longshore, Suran Turner, Suzanne Wenzel, Andrew Morrla, Adele Harrell, Duane McBride, Elizabeth Deschenes, and Martin Iguchi.

20. Restorative Justice and a New Criminal Law of Substance Abuse, John Braithwaite.

VI. RESPONSES TO DRUGS: HARM REDUCTION AND TREATMENT.

21. Harm Reduction and Social Policy: Should Addicts be Paid?, Peter Reuter and R.J. MacCoun.

22. A Cultural Impact of Needle Exchange: The Role of Safer Injection Mentors, Margaret S. Kelley, Sheigla Murphy, and Howard Lune.

23. Disciplining Addictions: The Bio-Politics of Methadone and Heroin in the United States, Philippe Bourgois.

24. Longitudinal Patterns of Treatment Utilization and Outcomes among Methamphetamine Abusers: A Growth Curve Modeling Approach, Yih-Ing Hser, David Huang, Chih-Ping Chou, Cheryl Teruya, M. Douglas Anglin.

VII. TOPICS IN DRUGS AND CRIME RESEARCH.

25. Crime Victimization among Injection Drug Users, Karen McElrath, Dale D. Chitwood, and Mary Comerford.

26. Trends in Crime and the Introduction of a Needle Exchange Program, Melissa A. Marx, Byron Crape, Ronald S. Brookmeyer, Benjamin Junge, Carl Latkin, David Vlahov, and Staffanie A. Strathdee.

27. Drug Use in the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area of the US Southwest Border, Lana D. Harrison and Nancy J. Kennedy.

28. Research on Drug-Crime Linkages: The Next Generation, Robert MacCoun, Beau Kilmer, and Peter Reuter.

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