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  1. Alcohol and Public Policy

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    Alcohol and its consumption is a major topic for public policy-making. Growing awareness of alcohol-related health problems among the general public has led to high levels of interest in alcohol consumption and its impact on society. This innovative collection of new perspectives on this critically...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Health, Drugs and Healing in Central Asia

    Edited by Alisher Latypov

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This volume contains five chapters written by American, European and Central Asian scholars, who examine a range of issues critical to our understanding of health and healing in contemporary Central Asia. Grounded in the review of medical literature in Arabic, Persian and Chaghatay Turkic,...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Why We Take Drugs

    Seeking Excess and Communion in the Modern World

    By Tom Yardley

    In older cultures, the use of intoxicant drugs was integrated into the rhythms of social existence and bounded by rituals and taboos that ensured their dangerous forces were contained and channelled. In modern western societies, by contrast, the state and the institutions of society have washed...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia

    Intoxicating Affairs

    Edited by Harald Fischer-Tiné, Jana Tschurenev

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    At the beginning of the 21st century, alcoholism, transnational drug trafficking and drug addiction constitute major problems in various South Asian countries. The production, circulation and consumption of intoxicating substances created (and responded to) social upheavals in the region and had...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Broadening the Base of Addiction Mutual Support Groups

    Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, William L. White, John F. Kelly

    Mutual-help groups have proliferated, diversified and adapted to emerging substance-related trends over the past 75 years, and have been the focus of rigorous research for the past 30 years. This book reviews the history of mutual support groups for addiction that have arisen as adjuncts or...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Addiction and Recovery in the UK

    Edited by Jeffrey D. Roth, David Best

    Addiction and Recovery in the UK captures the essence of the emerging addictions recovery movement and in particular the emerging evidence base that had been gathered around the umbrella of the Recovery Academy UK. The Recovery Academy was established with the aim of creating a forum for people in...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Cultural Ecstasies

    Drugs, Gender and the Social Imaginary

    By Ilana Mountian

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    In this important contribution to the field, Ilana Mountian critically analyses discourses surrounding drug addiction, drug prohibition, treatment and prevention, and highlights new ways of understanding the role that gender plays in the ethics of drug use across cultures. The book analyses the...

    Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Illicit Drugs

    Use and control, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Barton

    Illicit drugs and their use are a dominant concern of politicians, policy makers and the general public. As such, this second edition of the popular Illicit Drugs: Use and Control provides a timely, up-to-date discussion of the key issues raised in the first edition, whilst also providing new...

    Published May 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Narcotic Drugs

    A Survey

    Edited by Julia Buxton

    Series: Europa Politics of ... series

    The Politics of Narcotic Drugs brings together leading experts on the drugs trade to provide an accessible yet detailed analysis of the multiple challenges that the contemporary trade in narcotic drugs and its prohibition pose, from the local to the international community....

    Published December 17th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Recovery from Addiction in Communal Living Settings

    The Oxford House Model

    Edited by Leonard A. Jason, Joseph R Ferrari

    Research on treatment outcome for addictive disorders indicates that a variety of interventions are effective. However, the progress clients make in treatment frequently is undermined by the lack of an alcohol and drug free living environment supporting sustained recovery. This book suggests...

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Routledge