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Drug abuse in society : a reference handbook

Author: Geraldine Woods
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1993.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Designed to serve as both a one-stop information source and a guide to in-depth exploration, this highly informative volume examines one of the most pervasive problems facing America today: drug abuse. Offering a comprehensive and insightful overview of the role of drugs in our society, it includes startling facts concerning the amount and intensity of addiction in this country, and insight into the past, present,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Directory
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woods, Geraldine.
Drug abuse in society.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1993
(OCoLC)607750871
Online version:
Woods, Geraldine.
Drug abuse in society.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©1993
(OCoLC)621768272
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine Woods
ISBN: 0874367204 9780874367201
OCLC Number: 28585908
Description: xi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Overview --
Chronology --
Biographical sketches --
Facts, statistics, and documents --
Organizations, government agencies, and helplines --
Selected print resources --
Selected nonprint resources.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Geraldine Woods.

Abstract:

"Designed to serve as both a one-stop information source and a guide to in-depth exploration, this highly informative volume examines one of the most pervasive problems facing America today: drug abuse. Offering a comprehensive and insightful overview of the role of drugs in our society, it includes startling facts concerning the amount and intensity of addiction in this country, and insight into the past, present, and future of this timely issue. This book promises no easy answers, but provides solid, useful information that will serve as a foundation for research, decision making, or simply an enhanced understanding of this critical subject."--Jacket.
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"This work is invaluable. It should find a ready audience in academic and public libraries." - American Reference Books Annual "A concise, balanced, and current sourcebook for research on drug abuse Read more...

 
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