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1452242399
ISBN-13:
9781452242392
Pub. Date:
08/20/2013
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SAGE Publications
Drugs and Drug Policy: The Control of Consciousness Alteration / Edition 2

Drugs and Drug Policy: The Control of Consciousness Alteration / Edition 2

by Clayton Mosher, Scott Akins

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ISBN-13: 9781452242392
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/20/2013
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 688
Sales rank: 286,956
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Clayton Mosher received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Toronto, and is currently a Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Sociology at Washington State University Vancouver. He is the author of several books and articles in the areas of inequality in criminal justice system processing, drugs and drug policies, and the impact of prison construction on employment. Besides co-authoring the Second Edition of Drugs and Drug Policy, he co-authored the Second Edition of The Mismeasure of Crime (SAGE, 2012) with Terance Miethe and Timothy Hart.

Scott Akins received his Ph.D. in sociology at Washington State University in 2002 and is currently Associate Professor of Sociology at Oregon State University. His research interests include drug use and policy; immigration, drug use and crime; and the intersection of disadvantage, ethnicity, and crime. His recent work has been published in Justice Quarterly and the Journal of Drug Issues.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Drug Controversies and Demonization
Chapter 2. Theories of Drug Use
Chapter 3. The Effects of Drugs: Part I
Chapter 4. The Effects of Drugs: Part II
Chapter 5. Patterns of Illegal Drug Use
Chapter 6. Patterns of Legal Drug Use
Chapter 7. Drug Prevention Programs
Chapter 8. Drug Treatment
Chapter 9. Policies Regulating Legal Drugs, Part I: Alcohol and Tobacco
Chapter 10. Policies Regulating Legal Drugs, Part II: Prescription and Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Herbal Supplements
Chapter 11. Policies Regulating Illegal Drugs
Chapter 12. Drug Policies in Other Countries and United States Influence

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