Books tagged: drug policy

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My Daughter's Addiction-A Thief in the Family (Hardwired for Heroin)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
A gripping and compelling story of one mothers journey raising her heroin addicted daughter. On the night of August 22, 2009, her beloved 32-year old daughter died from heroin overdose. Despite all the sorrow, this story is neither gloomy nor depressing, but rather an unflinching account of one woman's life, and her daughter whom she did not abandon to the bitter end.
Growth Rings: How We Get Connected
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Growth Rings makes concepts from developmental psychology relevant to peoples’ daily lives. This book describes the eight stages of development and shows how those stages influenced key historical figures. It then links developmental psychology with current legal topics.
Against Excess
You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(5.00)
Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
(5.00)
This authoritative and objective analysis of US drug policy by Mark Kleiman (Public Policy | UCLA, and Harvard alumnus) explains how to choose among alternative ways of enforcing marijuana laws at the federal level.