Understanding Drugs, Alcohol and Crime (Crime and Justice) by Trevor Bennett

Cover of: Understanding Drugs, Alcohol and Crime (Crime and Justice) | Trevor Bennett

Published by Open University Press .

Written in English

Read online

Subjects:

  • Crime & criminology,
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Social Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Criminology

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10561824M
ISBN 100335212573
ISBN 109780335212576

Download Understanding Drugs, Alcohol and Crime (Crime and Justice)

Read this book on Questia. "Bennett and Holloway's Understanding Drugs, Alcohol, and Crime is the best, most up-to-date and comprehensive examination for the United Kingdom of interactions among drugs, alcohol, and crime.

Buy Understanding drugs, alcohol and crime (Crime & Justice) by Bennett. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

The book provides a succinct overview of current theory and research on the links between drugs, alcohol use and crime. It discusses the legal and social context of drug and alcohol use and identifies current levels of consumption.

Focusing on the UK context, it also takes into account international research where appropriate. The first four chapters serve to provide the reader with some useful background information for understanding the drugs‐crime connection debate. Chapter 1 sets the scene by defining some of the key concepts that are often found in the drugs literature.

Given that the book title incorporates ‘alcohol’, the relationship between alcohol Author: Anita Kalunta-Crumpton. The drugs-crime nexus is now one of the most researched areas of drugs policy (e.g. Parker et al., ;MacGregor, ; Bennett and Holloway, ; ;Duke, ;Seddon, ) and is firmly.

Get this from a library. Understanding drugs, alcohol and crime. [Trevor Bennett; Katy Holloway] -- "The authors conclude that future government drugs policy should pay particular attention to the lessons learned from research on the connection between drug and alcohol use and crime.

This book is. Understanding Drugs, Alcohol and Crime By Trevor Bennett; Katy Holloway Open University Press, Read preview Overview Drugs and Money: Managing the Drug Trade and Crime Money in Europe By Petrus C.

Van Duyne; Michael Levi Routledge, "Bennett and Holloway's Understanding Drugs, Alcohol, and Crime isthe best, most up-to-date and comprehensive examination for theUnited Kingdom of interactions among drugs, alcohol, and crime. Theauthors exhaustively and authoritatively survey current knowledge inthe UK, and from many other countries, on drug and alcohol use ascause, and.

increased health care costs, crime, and lost productivity.1,2,3 Every year, illicit and prescription drugs and alcohol contribute to the death of more t Americans, while tobacco is linked to an estimateddeaths per year.4,5 (Hereafter, unless otherwise specified.

: Understanding drugs, alcohol and crime (Crime & Justice) () by Bennett. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(1). The book provides a succinct overview of current theory and research on the links between drugs, alcohol use and crime.

It discusses the legal and social context of drug and alcohol use and identifies current levels of : Bennett, Trevor. 4 Chapter 1 What Is Criminology. Understanding Crime and Criminals that it was old-fashioned and reflected badly on an acceptable consumer product that is a staple of some ethnic diets.

Eventually, the ordinance was repealed, and the hubbub it had inspired ended. The debate, however, shows the inherent difficulties in achievingFile Size: 1MB. Understanding Drugs of Abuse is designed to bring the everyday reader face-to-face with drugs of abuse and addiction.

Through frank, no-nonsense explanations of the stimulants, depressants, psychedelics, and inhalants, this accessible guide will help the reader to understand how drugs of abuse affect thinking, behavior, perceptions, and by: 8.

“This is a gem of a book that caregivers, health professionals and health policy makers will find as a valuable source of information and understanding of children at risk for developmental problems following prenatal exposure to drugs and alcohol.” —Albert E. Chudley, professor of pediatrics and child health, University of Manitoba/5(12).

Understanding drugs, alcohol and crime. Bennett, Trevor; Holloway, Katy. The book concludes that future government drugs policy should pay particular attention to the lessons learned from research on the connection between drug and alcohol use and crime.

Ideal for criminology, criminal justice, social policy and social work students, this book. While alcohol and substance use is linked to crime, it is also important to recognize that drug and alcohol use can also increase people's risk of being victims of crime.

A better understanding of drug and crime statistics can help guide research, law enforcement, treatment, and policy to address the needs of vulnerable individuals.

The book provides a succinct overview of current theory and research on the links between drugs, alcohol use and crime. It discusses the legal and social context of drug and alcohol use and identifies current levels of consumption.

Focusing on the. You could say that Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment is a book about an ex-student turned murderer who wanders around St. Petersburg, Russia, trying to save children and young women from bad men and poverty and who eventually finds love.

There are lots of beatings going on in the novel, plus sexual violence, plenty of psychological violence, and a couple of gunshot wounds. Addiction and the Brain. Excessive substance abuse affects many parts of the body, but the organ most impacted is the brain.

When a person consumes a substance such as drugs or alcohol, their brain produces large amounts of dopamine, which triggers the brain’s reward system. In a study involving prisoners convicted of murder in Pereira, Colombia, a significant percentage of substance consumption was observed, % of the murderers having been under the effect of alcohol at the time of the crime and 24% of the victims having consumed alcohol (73%) or cocaine (27%).

19 In the city of Curitiba, Brazil, homicide. Understanding drugs, alcohol and crime Trevor Bennett and Katy Holloway Understanding youth and crime 2nd edition Sheila Brown Understanding crime data Clive Coleman and Jenny Moynihan Understanding white collar crime Hazel Croall Understanding victims and restorative justice James Dignan Understanding justice 2nd edition Barbara A.

Hudson. Alcohol and Violence: Connections, Evidence and Possibilities for Prevention t Robert Nash Parker, Ph.D. * Abstract-This article reviews a number of theoretical and substantive arguments and models concerning the link between alcohol and violent crime which have appeared in the research literature in the past decade.

The twenty-six articles in this edited volume provide perspective on the interrelated issues surrounding the use of drugs in society. Although drugs have long been a social problem, the importance of the issue and the involvement of the criminal justice system have varied across : Kirk Moll.

Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse - Kids: Books. 1 - 20 of 39 results Understanding Drugs. by Renae Gilles. Paperback $ This informative nonfiction book encourages readers to learn some of the basic skills for earning and saving money through moneymaking projects, entrepreneurship, patents on their own creative ideas, and fund.

Criminology is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students approaching the subject for the first time. It offers a comprehensive overview of key criminological issues from specialists in the field, enabling students to gain a full and rounded understanding of the subject.

The book examines a wide range of topics, including historical and contemporary understandings of crime and criminal. Catalogue Understanding drugs, alcohol and crime.

Understanding drugs, alcohol and crime. Bennett, Trevor; Holloway, Katy. This text looks at the connection between drugs, alcohol and crime. It examines the current government anti-drugs policy and the effectiveness of programmes that have been used to reduce drug and alcohol-related crime.

Understanding the mental health effects of recreational drugs and alcohol This booklet is for anyone who wants to know more about the mental health effects of recreational drugs and alcohol.

It explains how drugs and alcohol affect mental health, and what might happen if you use recreational drugs and have a mental health problem. Description.

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 Format: On-line Supplement. Klaus A. Miczek, Joseph F. DeBold, Margaret Haney, Jennifer Tidey, Jeffrey Vivian, Elise M.

Weerts. The alcohol-drug abuse-violence nexus presents itself in several distinctly different facets: alcohol and other drugs of abuse may act on brain mechanisms that cause a high-risk individual to engage in aggressive and violent behavior.

Crime and Punishment Quotes. Drugs and Alcohol. Part 1, Chapter 1 [Raskolnikov] walked along the pavement like a drunken man, regardless of the passers-by, and jostling against them, and only came to his senses when he was in the next street.

Even though most people already know the book is about a murder before they read it, it's still. It is clear that there is an association between alcohol, illegal drugs, and crime, but knowledge of this association alone may not be helpful in guiding public policy designed to reduce crime.

Studies from economics add a new dimension to the literature on substance use and crime by providing estimates of the effectiveness of policy tools (i.e Cited by:   Abstract. There is a substantial body of research, beginning in the s that supports an association between alcohol, drugs, and crime.

Much of this research has focused specifically on Author: Corey M. Leidenfrost, Corey M. Leidenfrost, Kenneth E. Leonard, Daniel Antonius, Daniel Antonius, Da.

Get this from a library. Understanding violent crime. [Stephen Jones] -- "This volume provides an account of the main explanations of violent behaviour. It draws upon sociological and psychological perspectives on violence as part of a coherent approach to the study of a.

Alcohol and Drug Problem Overview The abuse of alcohol and other drugs–including prescription drugs–is common and costly. It can cause or worsen many medical problems and if left untreated can destroy families and lives. Frequent abuse of alcohol and other drugs can lead to addiction, a disease that affects the brain and Size: 1MB.

The relationship between drug addiction, alcoholism, and violence crosses many thresholds (individual psychology, public health, and domestic violence, to name a few), and is vitally important in understanding the scope of how controlled substances can.

Irish drugs and alcohol research, data, policy and sources of evidence on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, crime and consequences. Criminological Research offers a comprehensive guide to both the theory and practice of qualitative criminological by: UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS, Tenth Edition, progresses from a micro to macro level of analysis, focusing first on problems related to health care, drugs and alcohol, families, and crime, and then broadening to the larger issues of poverty and inequality, population growth, aging, environmental problems, and conflict around the world.

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).

consumption, and (4) self-awareness as having a drug and/or alcohol problem. Another important point is that few theories from any discipline, including sociology, have done a good job explaining the differences between drug or alcohol use, abuse, or addiction.

Earlier in this book, we discussed these varied terms. Yet, drugs and alcohol theories. alcohol tobacco caffeine solvents over the counter drugs prescribed drugs illicit drugs Rather it focuses on changes in the body and/or behaviour brought about through the use of such substances.

These substances are also referred to as psychoactive drugs, meaning that they affect theFile Size: 1MB. work with young people who use drink or misuse drugs and other substances.

The book will cover the latest government proposals to tackle drug and alcohol misuse but at the time of writing it is not clear whether a policy of minimum alcohol pricing will be introduced. Bennett T, and Holloway K () Understanding drugs, alcohol and crime.Shop Barnes & Noble for Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse - Kids, Social Issues - Kids, Books.

Receive free shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.Research output: Contribution to specialist publication › Book/Film/Article review Understanding drugs, alcohol and crime Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article review.

51287 views Tuesday, November 24, 2020