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The Resource Drug abuse, Karin L. Swisher, book editor, Katie de Koster, assistant editor

Drug abuse, Karin L. Swisher, book editor, Katie de Koster, assistant editor

Label
Drug abuse
Title
Drug abuse
Statement of responsibility
Karin L. Swisher, book editor, Katie de Koster, assistant editor
Title variation
  • Drug abuse
  • Opposing viewpoints
Title variation remainder
  • opposing viewpoints
  • drug abuse
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents differing opinions on the causes of drug abuse, the effectiveness of the war on drugs, drug testing, and other related issues
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.29
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5809.5
LC item number
.D78 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Label
Drug abuse, Karin L. Swisher, book editor, Katie de Koster, assistant editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Drug abuse is a serious problem / Mathea Falco -- The seriousness of drug abuse may be exaggerated / Sam Staley -- Increased heroin use is a serious problem / Mark Miller -- Evidence of increased heroin use is inconclusive / Mark A.R. Kleiman & Jonathan P. Caulkins -- Cocaine abuse is a serious problem / Charlie Knox -- Cocaine abuse is not a serious problem / Bruce Alexander -- The war on drugs should be prosecuted more vigorously / Joseph D. Douglass Jr. -- The war on drugs should be abandoned / Daniel K. Benjamin & Roger Leroy Miller -- International measures can help win the war on drugs / Melvyn Levitsky -- The international war on drugs is a failure / Peter Andreas & Eva Bertram -- Military efforts to stop drug trafficking are effective / Dale E. Brown -- Military efforts to stop drug trafficking are ineffective / Center for Defense Information -- Employees should be tested for drug use / G. John Tysse & Garen E. Dodge -- Employees should not be tested for drug use / Glenn Berrien -- Random drug testing in the workplace is fair / Robert L. Dupont -- Random drug testing in the workplace is unfair / Eric Neisser -- Increased regulation of prescription drugs is necessary / Pete Stark -- Increased regulation of prescription drugs is unnecessary / James R. Cooper ... [et al.] -- Advertising prescription drugs is beneficial / Paul H. Rubin -- Prescription drug advertising is harmful / Eric P. Cohen -- Drug companies' profits are excessive / Viveca Novak -- Drug companies' high profits are justified / Richard J. Kogan -- Legalization would reduce the drug problem / Ethan A. Nadelmann -- Legalization would not reduce the drug problem / Mitchell S. Rosenthal -- Increasing federal funding for treatment programs will reduce drug abuse / George M. Anderson -- Increasing federal funding for treatment programs will not reduce drug abuse / Jeffrey A. Eisenach & Andrew J. Cowin -- Community involvement can reduce drug abuse / Mathea Falco -- Methods used by the military could reduce drug abuse / Lester David
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781565100596
Lccn
93012375 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm28114789
Label
Drug abuse, Karin L. Swisher, book editor, Katie de Koster, assistant editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-253) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Drug abuse is a serious problem / Mathea Falco -- The seriousness of drug abuse may be exaggerated / Sam Staley -- Increased heroin use is a serious problem / Mark Miller -- Evidence of increased heroin use is inconclusive / Mark A.R. Kleiman & Jonathan P. Caulkins -- Cocaine abuse is a serious problem / Charlie Knox -- Cocaine abuse is not a serious problem / Bruce Alexander -- The war on drugs should be prosecuted more vigorously / Joseph D. Douglass Jr. -- The war on drugs should be abandoned / Daniel K. Benjamin & Roger Leroy Miller -- International measures can help win the war on drugs / Melvyn Levitsky -- The international war on drugs is a failure / Peter Andreas & Eva Bertram -- Military efforts to stop drug trafficking are effective / Dale E. Brown -- Military efforts to stop drug trafficking are ineffective / Center for Defense Information -- Employees should be tested for drug use / G. John Tysse & Garen E. Dodge -- Employees should not be tested for drug use / Glenn Berrien -- Random drug testing in the workplace is fair / Robert L. Dupont -- Random drug testing in the workplace is unfair / Eric Neisser -- Increased regulation of prescription drugs is necessary / Pete Stark -- Increased regulation of prescription drugs is unnecessary / James R. Cooper ... [et al.] -- Advertising prescription drugs is beneficial / Paul H. Rubin -- Prescription drug advertising is harmful / Eric P. Cohen -- Drug companies' profits are excessive / Viveca Novak -- Drug companies' high profits are justified / Richard J. Kogan -- Legalization would reduce the drug problem / Ethan A. Nadelmann -- Legalization would not reduce the drug problem / Mitchell S. Rosenthal -- Increasing federal funding for treatment programs will reduce drug abuse / George M. Anderson -- Increasing federal funding for treatment programs will not reduce drug abuse / Jeffrey A. Eisenach & Andrew J. Cowin -- Community involvement can reduce drug abuse / Mathea Falco -- Methods used by the military could reduce drug abuse / Lester David
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781565100596
Lccn
93012375 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm28114789

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