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Drugs and crime: August 2010
- Findings from the UK National Problem Profile : commercial cultivation of cannabis : ' three years on ...' / Assocation of chief Police Officers
Assocation of Chief Police Officers, 2010
- From coercion to cohesion : treating drug dependence through health care, not punishment : discussion paper
United Nations, 2010
Summary: This paper outlines a model of referral from the criminal justice system to the treatment system that is more effective than compulsory treatment, which results in less restriction of liberty, is less stigmatising and offers better prospects for the future of the individual and society than criminal justice sanctions.
- Regional Programme Framework : for East Asia and the Pacific 2009-2012 / UNODC Regional Centre for East Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 2009
- The Australian (illicit) drug policy timeline : 1985- / Caitlin Hughes
Sydney : University of New South Wales, 2008
- The integration of homelessness, mental health and drug and alcohol services in Australia / Paul Flatau ... [et el.
Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, 2010
- The range and magnitude of alcohol's harm to others / Anne-Marie Laslett ... [et al.]
AER Foundation, 2010
- Addictive drug use management policies in a long-run economic model / Harry Clarke and Martin Byford
48(2) : 151-165
- An overview of systematic reviews on cannabis and psychosis : discussing apparently conflicing results / Silvia Minozzi
Drug and alcohol review 29(3) May 2010: 304-317
- Assessing community support for harm reduction services : comparing two measures / Max Hopwood
Drug and alcohol review 29(4) Jul 2010: 385-391
Summary: Explores whether survey information and design can influence participants' responses about drug use and harm reduction.
- Comparing spatially varying coefficient models : a case study examining violent crime rates and their relationships to alcohol outlets and illegal drug arrests / David Wheeler and Lance Waller
Journal of geographical systems 11(1) Mar 2009: 1-22
Summary: In this paper, we compare and contrast a Bayesian spatially varying coefficient process (SVCP) model with a geographically weighted regression (GWR) model for the estimation of the potentially spatially varying regression effects of alcohol outlets and illegal drug activity on violent crime in Houston, Texas.
- Drug offenders' perceptions of motivation : the role of motivation in rehabilitation and reintegration / Lior Gideon
International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 597-610
- Leisure time activities that predict initiation, progression and reduction of cannabis use : a prospective, population-based panel survey / Michael Schaub
Drug and alcohol review 29(4) Jul 2010: 378-384
Summary: Initial and follow-up survey of more than 5,000 participants to see what effect leisure time activities and the people associated with them have on initiation, progression and reduction of cannabis use.
- Modelling crack cocaine use trends over 10 years in a Canadian setting / Dan Webb
Drug and alcohol review 29(3) May 2010: 271-277
Summary: Investigated longitudinal patterns of crack cocaine use among polydrug users in Vancouver between 1996 and 2005, finding a massive increase among injecting drug users and complex interactions leading to initiation.
- Reconciling the purposes and principles of criminal punishment / John Hatzistergos
Law society journal (Law Society of NSW) 48(7) Aug 2010: 78-80
Summary: The NSW Attorney-General draws attention to the achievements of the NSW Drug Courts, CREDIT and MERIT programs and other developments in sentencing and rehabilitation.
- Responding to clandestine methamphetamine manufacturing : a case study in situational crime prevention / Rashi K Shukla and E Elaine Bartgis
Criminal justice policy review 21(3) Sep 2010: 338-362
Summary: Laws to restrict sales of pseudoephedrine-containing products fit within the situational crime prevention perspective. Local laboratories seizures reduced, however supply of methamphetamine did not, as it started to come from Mexico.
- Risk, need, and responsitivity : unrealized potential for the international delivery of substance abuse treatment in prison / Jennifer M Jolley and John J Kerbs
International criminal justice review 20(3) Sep 2010: 280-301
Summary: Examines the legal and socioeconomic policy implications of programs that fail to provide services according to offenders’ specific needs in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
- The dark side of sniffing : paint colour affects intoxication experiences among adolescent inhalant users / Michael Takagi, Murat Yucal and Dan Lubman / Michael Takagi, Murat Yucel and Dan I Lubman
Drug and alcohol review 29(4) Jul 2010: 452-455
- The roles of victim and offender substance use in sexual assault outcomes / Leanne Brecklin
Journal of interpersonal violence 25(8) Aug 2010: 1503-1522
- The sentencing response to defendants with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder / Heather Douglas / Heather Douglas
Criminal law journal 34(4) 2010: 221-239
- The toxicology of homicide offenders and victims : a review / Shane Darke
Drug and alcohol review 29(2) Mar 2010: 202-215
- 'When the banks withdraw, slum landlords take over' : the structuration of neighbourhood decline through redlining, drug dealing, speculation and immigrant exploitation / Manuel Aalbers
Urban studies 43(7) Jun 2006: 1061-1086
Summary: It is argued that the retreat of 'formal' actors, such as banks and bona fide landlords, stimulates the rise of the underworld in both the housing and drugs markets.
- The Netherlands drug situation
Trimbos Institute, 2005-
- National drug court resource centre / United States. Dept. of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Assistance
Summary: NDCRC is a collective repository of all vital Drug Court information: latest research findings, funding opportunities, trainings, breaking news, and announcements. NDCRC provides up-to-date information, networking, and support to all Drug Court practitioners, training providers, national partners, Drug Court clients, and citizens nationwide.