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© 1987

The Cocaine Crisis

  • David F. Allen
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introductory Chapters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David F. Allen
      Pages 3-5
    3. David F. Allen
      Pages 7-13
    4. Sidney Cohen
      Pages 27-30
  3. The Consumer Society: The American Experience

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Elaine M. Johnson
      Pages 33-44
    3. Arnold M. Washton
      Pages 45-63
    4. Kathleen M. Carroll, Daniel S. Keller, Lisa R. Fenton, Frank Gawin
      Pages 75-105
  4. The Trans-Shipment Societies: The Caribbean Experience

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Brian G. Humblestone, David F. Allen
      Pages 119-123
    3. James F. Jekel, David F. Allen, Henry Podlewski, Nelson Clarke, Sandra Dean-Patterson, Paul Cartwright
      Pages 125-132
    4. Theo Manschrek
      Pages 139-144
    5. Sandra Dean-Patterson
      Pages 145-159
    6. Timothy McCartney, Michael Neville
      Pages 161-165
    7. Michael H. Beaubrun
      Pages 167-173

About these proceedings

Introduction

Proceedings of a conference of experts on cocaine addiction, this early volume documents the devastating effects of crack, then a new cocaine preparation, and its extraordinary addicting properties. The Bahamian experience with crack provided an early warning about the extreme personal and social dangers of this drug .

Keywords

Public Health health society therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • David F. Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.National Drug CouncilNassauBahamas

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Cocaine Crisis
  • Editors David F. Allen
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-1837-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-42482-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4612-9026-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4613-1837-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 242
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Public Health
    Behavioral Sciences
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Reviews

`Excellent professional survey of crack and cocaine addiction'
Joseph Schulman
(Oxford, MD USA), September 11, 1997