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Drugs: April 2010

A selection of new key reports, books, journal articles and websites. All items are available on interlibrary loan through the JV Barry Library. Please contact your own library for assistance.

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Commentaries on harm reduction : looking back, looking forwards / Gerry V Stimson
    International journal of drug policy 21(2) Mar 2010: whole issue
  • Drug markets : special issue
    Trends in organized crime 13(1) Mar 2010: Whole issue
    Summary: This special issue brings forward empirical research findings and theoretical accounts on drug markets, raising questions about the nature of the relationship between the organization of drug markets and the official frameworks surrounding them, and, importantly, about the complexity of this relationship.
  • Drug markets in the community : a London borough case study / Gavin Hales
    Trends in organized crime 13(1) Mar 2010: 13-30
    Summary: This paper explores the characteristics of local drugs markets through the examination of a single London borough case study.
  • How to find non-dependent opiate users : a comparison of sampling methods in a field study of opium and heroin users / Dirk Korf
    International journal of drug policy 21(3) May 2010: 215-221
  • Kiwis, clubs and drugs : club cultures in Wellington, New Zealand / Fiona Hutton
    Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology 43(1) Apr 2010: 91-111
  • Preventing transitions to injecting amongst young people : what is the role of Needle and Syringe Programmes? / Loren Brener, Catherine Spooner and Carla Treloar
    International journal of drug policy 21(3) May 2010: 160-164
  • The necessary conditions for retaliation : towards a theory of non-violent and violent forms in drug markets / Scott Jacques
    Justice quarterly 27(2) Apr 2010: 186-205
    Summary: Research provides strong support for the theory that drug market participants are often involved in violent retaliation because they lack access to formal mediation.
  • Tracing retail cannabis in the United States : geographic origin and cultivation patterns / Janet Hurley
    International journal of drug policy 21(3) May 2010: 222-228
  • Trafficking in bodily perfection : examining the late-modern steroid marketplace and its criminalization / Peter B Kraska
    Justice quarterly 27(2) Apr 2010: 159-185
  • Unintended consequences : changes in organised drug supply in the UK / Vincenzo Ruggiero
    Trends in organized crime 13(1) Mar 2010: 46-59