Drugs Society and Human Behavior

Drugs  Society  and Human Behavior
Author by: Charles Ksir,Carl Hart
Release: 2012-09-17
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 496
ISBN: 0073529745
Language: un
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Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on the individual. Trusted for more than 30 years by both instructors and students, this authoritative resource examines drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives—behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical. The 15th edition includes the very latest information and statistics and many new timely topics and issues have been added that are sure to pique students’ interest and stimulate class discussion. Accompanying the text are instructor and student resources on the Online Learning Center.

Drugs Society and Human Behavior

Drugs  Society  and Human Behavior
Author by: Oakley Stern Ray
Release: 1978
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 457
ISBN: UOM:39015000892136
Language: en
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Drugs Society and Human Behavior

Drugs  Society  and Human Behavior
Author by: Charles J. Ksir,Carl L Hart, Dr.
Release: 2017-10-26
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 464
ISBN: 1259913864
Language: un
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Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on the individual. Trusted for more than 40 years by both instructors and students, this authoritative resource examines drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives—behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical. The 17th Edition includes the very latest information and statistics and many new timely topics and issues have been added that are sure to pique students’ interest and stimulate class discussion. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping. Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html

Drugs Society and Human Behavior

Drugs  Society and Human Behavior
Author by: Charles Ksir,Oakley Stern Ray,Carl L. Hart
Release: 2006
Editor: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Pages: 451
ISBN: 0072972262
Language: en
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This full color market leading text provides the latest information on drugs and the effects on society and human behavior. Instructors and students have relied on it for over thirty years to examine drugs and behavior from the behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical perspectives.

Drugs Society and Human Behavior

Drugs  Society  and Human Behavior
Author by: Oakley Stern Ray,Charles Ksir
Release: 2004
Editor: McGraw-Hill College
Pages: 497
ISBN: UCSC:32106016966621
Language: un
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Drugs Society and Human Behavior

Drugs  Society  and Human Behavior
Author by: Oakley Ray,Carl Hart,Charles Ksir
Release: 2010-09-28
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 496
ISBN: 0073380903
Language: un
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Drugs, Society and Human Behavior provides the latest information on drug use and its effects on society as well as on the individual. Trusted for more than 30 years by both instructors and students, this authoritative resource examines drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives—behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical. The text not only gives students the tools and information to make better personal decisions about psychoactive substances but also promotes a deeper understanding of the individual problems and social conflicts that arise when others misuse and abuse these substances. Accompanying the text are instructor and student resources on the Online Learning Center.

Drugs Behavior and Modern Society

Drugs  Behavior  and Modern Society
Author by: Charles F. Levinthal
Release: 2005
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
Pages: 442
ISBN: 0205407846
Language: en
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This text provides an introduction to the basic facts and major issues concerning drug-taking behavior. In today's world, drugs and their use present a social paradox, combining the potential for good and for bad. As a society and as individuals, we can be the beneficiaries of drugs or their victims.

Drugs Society Human Behavior

Drugs  Society   Human Behavior
Author by: Carl L. Hart,Charles Ksir
Release: 2018
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1260240924
Language: un
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Annual Editions Drugs Society and Behavior

Annual Editions  Drugs  Society  and Behavior
Author by: Kim Schnurbush,Mark Pullin
Release: 2019-03-08
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 240
ISBN: 1260541460
Language: en
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The Annual Editions series is designed to provide convenient inexpensive access to a wide range of current articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers and journals published today. Annual Editions are updated on a regular basis through a continuous monitoring of over 300 periodical sources. The articles selected are authored by prominent scholars, researchers, and commentators writing for a general audience. Each Annual Editions volume has a number of features designed to make them especially valuable for classroom use; including a brief overview for each unit, as well as Learning Outcomes, Critical Thinking questions, and Internet References to accompany each article. Go to the McGraw-Hill Create® Annual Editions Article Collection at http://www.mcgrawhillcreate.com/annualeditions to browse the entire collection. Select individual Annual Editions articles to enhance your course, or access and select the entire Schnurbush/Pullin: Annual Editions: Drugs, Society, and Behavior, 32/e book here at http://create.mheducation.com/createonline/index.html#qlink=search%2Ftext%3Disbn:1260541460 for an easy, pre-built teaching resource. Visit http://create.mheducation.com for more information on other McGraw-Hill titles and special collections.

Drugs Society Human Behavior

Drugs  Society   Human Behavior
Author by: Carl L. Hart,Charles Ksir
Release: 2022
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1264170254
Language: un
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"This text approaches drugs and drug use from a variety of perspectives-behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, legal, and clinical-which will help students connect the content to their own interests"--

Drugs Society Human Behavior

Drugs  Society   Human Behavior
Author by: Oakley Stern Ray,Charles Ksir
Release: 1987
Editor: Times Mirror Magazine
Pages: 416
ISBN: UCAL:B5108545
Language: un
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High Price

High Price
Author by: Carl Hart
Release: 2013-06-11
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780062198938
Language: en
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High Price is the harrowing and inspiring memoir of neuroscientist Carl Hart, a man who grew up in one of Miami’s toughest neighborhoods and, determined to make a difference as an adult, tirelessly applies his scientific training to help save real lives. Young Carl didn't see the value of school, studying just enough to keep him on the basketball team. Today, he is a cutting-edge neuroscientist—Columbia University’s first tenured African American professor in the sciences—whose landmark, controversial research is redefining our understanding of addiction. In this provocative and eye-opening memoir, Dr. Carl Hart recalls his journey of self-discovery, how he escaped a life of crime and drugs and avoided becoming one of the crack addicts he now studies. Interweaving past and present, Hart goes beyond the hype as he examines the relationship between drugs and pleasure, choice, and motivation, both in the brain and in society. His findings shed new light on common ideas about race, poverty, and drugs, and explain why current policies are failing.

Drug Use for Grown Ups

Drug Use for Grown Ups
Author by: Dr. Carl L. Hart
Release: 2021-01-12
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781101981658
Language: en
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“Hart’s argument that we need to drastically revise our current view of illegal drugs is both powerful and timely . . . when it comes to the legacy of this country’s war on drugs, we should all share his outrage.” —The New York Times Book Review From one of the world's foremost experts on the subject, a powerful argument that the greatest damage from drugs flows from their being illegal, and a hopeful reckoning with the possibility of their use as part of a responsible and happy life Dr. Carl L. Hart, Ziff Professor at Columbia University and former chair of the Department of Psychology, is one of the world's preeminent experts on the effects of so-called recreational drugs on the human mind and body. Dr. Hart is open about the fact that he uses drugs himself, in a happy balance with the rest of his full and productive life as a colleague, husband, father, and friend. In Drug Use for Grown-Ups, he draws on decades of research and his own personal experience to argue definitively that the criminalization and demonization of drug use--not drugs themselves--have been a tremendous scourge on America, not least in reinforcing this country's enduring structural racism. Dr. Hart did not always have this view. He came of age in one of Miami's most troubled neighborhoods at a time when many ills were being laid at the door of crack cocaine. His initial work as a researcher was aimed at proving that drug use caused bad outcomes. But one problem kept cropping up: the evidence from his research did not support his hypothesis. From inside the massively well-funded research arm of the American war on drugs, he saw how the facts did not support the ideology. The truth was dismissed and distorted in order to keep fear and outrage stoked, the funds rolling in, and Black and brown bodies behind bars. Drug Use for Grown-Ups will be controversial, to be sure: the propaganda war, Dr. Hart argues, has been tremendously effective. Imagine if the only subject of any discussion about driving automobiles was fatal car crashes. Drug Use for Grown-Ups offers a radically different vision: when used responsibly, drugs can enrich and enhance our lives. We have a long way to go, but the vital conversation this book will generate is an extraordinarily important step.

Drugs and Human Behavior

Drugs and Human Behavior
Author by: Tibor Palfai,Henry Jankiewicz
Release: 1997-01
Editor: WCB/McGraw-Hill
Pages: 539
ISBN: 0697127133
Language: en
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"In the [book, the authors] have kept to the basic goals of the first edition. Central among them was [their] desire to produce a clear and comprehensible introductory textbook about psychoactive drugs that emphasizes science over sociology"--Pref. "From this book you will learn about the pharmacology of psychoactive drugs and the mental illnesses they are used to treat".--Back cover.

Drugs Society and Criminal Justice

Drugs  Society and Criminal Justice
Author by: Charles F. Levinthal
Release: 2015-06-26
Editor: Prentice Hall
Pages: 432
ISBN: 0133802582
Language: en
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For courses in Drugs and Crime, Drugs and Criminal Justice, Drugs and Society, and The Sociology of Substance Abuse Drugs, Society, and Criminal Justice is a highly readable introduction to the major facts and issues concerning criminal justice and drug-taking behavior in America today. Building on sociological theory, it explores the social problems associated with drug use and the theoretical reasons for drug use and abuse. It then delves into the complex relationship between drug-taking behavior and crime. Distinctive chapters include: Understanding the Drug Problem in America (Chapter 1), Understanding the Drug Problem in Global Perspective (Chapter 2), The History of Drug Use and Drug-Control Policy (Chapter 3), Drugs and Crime (Chapter 6), Drugs and Law Enforcement (Chapter 7), and Drugs, Courts, and Correctional Systems (Chapter 8). Discussion-starting features spotlight prominent figures, drug trafficking realities, and life-saving information as the book explores how drug use and abuse impact the criminal justice system.

Drugs Society Human Behavior

Drugs  Society   Human Behavior
Author by: Hart, Carl L.
Release: 2009
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:890359815
Language: un
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Drugs and the Future

Drugs and the Future
Author by: David J. Nutt,Trevor W. Robbins,Gerald V. Stimson,Martin Ince,Andrew Jackson
Release: 2006-12-11
Editor: Elsevier
Pages: 616
ISBN: 0080467741
Language: en
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Drugs and the Future presents 13 reviews collected to present the new advances in all areas of addiction research, including knowledge gained from mapping the human genome, the improved understanding of brain pathways and functions that are stimulated by addictive drugs, experimental and clinical psychology approaches to addiction and treatment, as well as both ethical considerations and social policy. The book also includes chapters on the history of addictive substances and some personal narratives of addiction. Introduced by Sir David King, Science Advisory to the UK Government and head of the Office of Science and Technology, and Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the USA, the book uniquely covers the full range of disciplines which can provide insight into the future of addiction, from genetics to the humanities. Written for a scientific audience, it is also applicable to non-specialists as well. Provides an unique overview of what we know about addiction, and how scientific knowledge can and should be applied in the societal, ethical, and political context Applies the state-of-the-art research in fields such as Genomics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Social Policy and Ethics to addiction research Includes a preface by Sir David King, Science Advisory to the UK Government and head of the Office of Science and Technology, and in introduction by Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the USA

Drugs Society and Human Behavior

Drugs  Society  and Human Behavior
Author by: Oakley S. Ray
Release: 1974
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 299
ISBN: OCLC:257302415
Language: un
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Drugs society and human behavior

Drugs  society  and human behavior
Author by: Oakley S. Ray
Release: 1972
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 299
ISBN: OCLC:634104846
Language: un
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Bad Habits

Bad Habits
Author by: John C. Burnham
Release: 1993
Editor: NYU Press
Pages: 378
ISBN: 9780814712245
Language: en
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Winner of the 2005 Book Prize from the Association for Humanist Sociology In this absorbing account of New York’s famous vacation playground, Corey Dolgon goes beyond the celebrity tales and polo games to tell us the story of this complex and contentious land. From the displacement of Native Americans by the Puritans to the first wave of Manhattan elites who built the Summer Colony, to the current infusion of telecommuting Manhattanites who now want to live there year-round, the story of the Hamptons is a vicious cycle of supposed paradise lost. Drawing on this fabled land's history, The End of the Hamptons provides a fascinating portrait of current controversies: the Native Americans fighting over land claims and threatening to build a casino, the environmental activists clashing with the McMansion builders, and the Latino day laborers and working-class natives trying to eke out a living in an ever-increasingly expensive town.