Drugs, Society and Criminal Justice (4th Edition)

Drugs, Society and Criminal Justice (4th Edition) Author Charles F. Levinthal
ISBN-10 0133802582
ISBN-13 9780133802580
Year 2015-07-06
Pages 432
Language English
Publisher Pearson
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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