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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Smoking, alcohol, drugs & substance abuse,
  • Teenagers,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Social Science - General,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Prevention,
  • Health & Daily Living - Substance Abuse,
  • United States,
  • Social Issues - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Drug use

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJames D. Torr (Editor), Karin Swisher (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7897421M
ISBN 100737700505
ISBN 109780737700503

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  The Humanitarian Issue is child abuse. The book is all about facts and numbers. It would be better if it focused on a single story. I do not feel very informed after reading this book. I did not like the book. It was very boring. It needs to focus on a single story/5. Get this from a library! Drug abuse: opposing viewpoints. [James D Torr; Scott Barbour; Jennifer A Hurley;] -- "By presenting a wide variety of opinions on the topic, this book aims to give the reader an understanding of the issues surrounding drug abuse and why efforts to deal with the problem are often so. Title Drug abuse: opposing viewpoints / Tamara L. Roleff, book editor. Format Book Published Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press, c Prescription Drug Abuse | Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title addresses prescription drug abuse, exploring the extent of the problem, its causes and contributing .

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