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Women and Crack-Cocaine (Macmillan Criminal Justice)

by James A. Inciardi

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Published by Macmillan Coll Div .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
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Open LibraryOL7265957M
ISBN 100023594403
ISBN 109780023594403

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Women and Crack-Cocaine (Macmillan Criminal Justice) by James A. Inciardi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Women and Crack-Cocaine (Macmillan Criminal Justice) Paperback – April 1, by James A. Inciardi (Author), Dorothy Lockwood (Author), Anne E. Pottiger (Author) & 0 moreCited by: Following an in-depth overview, the book offers a broad and informed perspective on the legal, lifestyle and treatment issues central to women′s addiction to crack cocaine.

With sensitivity and compassion, the author also addresses the tragic consequences of children born to addicted mothers, stressing the importance for policy and resources to focus on the mutual well-being of mother and by: Women and Crack Cocaine (Macmillan Criminal Justice) by James A. Inciardi (Nov) Paperback Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(2).

Table of Contents. Preface. Crack: The Discovery and Rediscovery of Rock Cocaine. Women and Drugs: Reviewing the Issues. Crack Houses and Other Drug : $ adolescent AIDS Alcohol Alcohol and Drugs arrest associated behavior chemically dependent chemically dependent women City cocaine cocaine users crack dealers crack house crack-cocaine criminal justice customers drinking Drug Abuse Drug and Alcohol Drug Dependent Women Drug Misuse Drug Problems drug users drug-use Drugs Are Women's exchange sex female crack users female heroin.

Women and Crack-Cocaine (Macmillan Criminal Justice) James A. Inciardi, Dorothy Lockwood, Anne E. Pottiger Published by Macmillan Coll Div (). Providing insight into drug use from the point of view of female users, this book tells of the complex lives, challenges, and choices of women who Women and Crack-Cocaine book crack cocaine.

While popular images of these women present them simply as unreliable individuals, unfit mothers, and women who will do almost Author: Claire Sterk. This is a book about women addicted to crack cocaine.

It describes lives in a subculture called Crackworld. It explains the legal issues that have developed because of women's involvement in addiction-related crime, including a gender-specific crime called fetal endangerment. Crack Cocaine, Crime, and Women: Legal, Social, and Treatment.

Women and crack-cocaine. New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Online version: Inciardi, James A. Women and crack-cocaine. New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: James A Inciardi; Dorothy Lockwood; Anne E Pottieger.

Fast Lives: Women Who Use Crack Cocaine Paperback – Febru by Claire Sterk (Author)Cited by: Crack Cocaine, Crime, and Women offers a broad and informed perspective on the problem of crack-addicted women for a wide range of urban human service professionals, including counselors, social workers, law enforcement personnel, public health professionals.

An essay or paper on Women and Crack-Cocaine In compiling data for their book. In compiling data for their book, Women and Crack-Cocaine, Inciardi, Lockwood and Pottieger () stated that data were collected based on a variety of qualitative ethnographic research techniques. In general, these.

This book was pretty much straightforward, it told the story of cocaine, how it was invented, and how it escalated into something much more. There were many names stated throughout the book, and at times I got confused on who was who, but besides that reading about the /5.

Sex-for-Crack-Cocaine Exchange, Poor Black Women, and Pregnancy. A sample of 34 poor Black women who exchanged sex for crack was screened to discover if sex-for-crack exchanges resulted in pregnancies.

Ethnographic interviews were conducted with women who became pregnant this : Tanya Telfair Leblanc. Cocaine is the second most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations, this title examines Is Cocaine and Crack Addiction a Serious Problem.

Are Punishments for Cocaine and Crack Administered Fairly. How Should Cocaine and Crack Addiction Be Treated. Is the War on Cocaine Effective. Women and Crack Cocaine by James A. Inciardi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).

A book that attempts to address gender, social, and racial issues in addition to detailing crack addiction among poor black women. I suspect, however, that this book was a paper padded out to be a book - it's dogged by tons of repetition (so much so that I actually lost my place occasionally because it seemed that entire paragraphs in one chapter were lifted from another), and, in some places 4/5.

Trauma and Addiction Experiences of African American Women. Ruth E. Davis, Judy E. Mill, R.N., and Janice M. Roper, Trauma and Addiction Experiences of African American Women Show all authors. Ruth E. Davis. Sexuality and crack cocaine. Health Carefor Women Cited by: Cerebral blood flow, which shows neural activity in the brain, changes differently for women addicted to cocaine than for cocaine-dependent men, the study found.

For these reasons, the researchers believe that gender-specific treatment strategies for cocaine abuse may. Women and crack-cocaine / James A. Inciardi, Dorothy Lockwood, Anne E.

Pottieger Macmillan; Maxwell Macmiillan Canada New York: Toronto Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Women, Gender, and Crime: Reflections of Women and Girls in the Aftermath of the Crack Cocaine Era Highlight essential content, features, and artwork from the book.

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Some of which can be visited on line and are also provided here on this site or can be accessed via.Pregnant women, who want to deliver a healthy baby, need to avoid using most drugs while they are pregnant. Drugs have a direct impact on the fetus, whether they are illegal or over-the-counter pain or cold medication.

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