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Crack, the new drug epidemic!

by Gilda Berger

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Published by F. Watts in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Crack (Drug) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Youth -- Drug use -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Crack (Drug),
    • Cocaine.,
    • Drug abuse.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the manufacture and sale of crack, explains the dangers of crack use and addiction, and describes efforts to treat addicts and end the crack trade.

      Edition Notes

      StatementGilda Berger.
      SeriesAn Impact book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5810 .B47 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2377709M
      ISBN 100531104109
      LC Control Number87006119

        America's crack epidemic examined in new book 4 October , by Jon Niccum When David Farber lived in Philadelphia, he met a crack dealer who sold the drug to a mostly   The National Response to the Crack Epidemic of the s “Crack” is a form of cocaine that is processed with baking soda to form small crystalline clumps (‘crack rocks’) that users smoke in glass pipes and ‘crackles’ as it burns, hence its name. Crack produces an instantaneous, brief euphoric high for its users, followed by

      The effect on the crack epidemic in the 80s helped the youth of today, to make better choices in life concerning this addictive drug. Crack, was highly-addictive and swept through plenty areas of cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Oakland, and ://   New users start up daily, while old users fall deeper into cycles of despair. And as officials bicker about whether addiction is a medical problem or a criminal one, thousands upon thousands of

      Cocaine & crack: the new epidemic.. [Peter Booker; Matthew Beddow; Chris E Johanson; Schlessinger Video Productions.;] -- Examines the history, dangers, and increasing appeal of cocaine and crack abuse in America. Adapted from the book Cocaine, a new epidemic by Chris E. Hohanson, published by Chelsea House. # Crack (Drug   Renowned documentary photographer Eugene Richards bore witness to the ravages of the crack epidemic that gripped the Northeast in the s. His book Cocaine True, Cocaine Blue documents the brutal realities facing communities affected by the drug. “The purpose of Cocaine True, Cocaine Blue,” Dr. Stephen W. Nicholas writes in the book’s epilogue, “is not to define a national agenda


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Crack, the new drug epidemic! by Gilda Berger Download PDF EPUB FB2

The crack epidemic surged between andas routine users of hard drugs went from million Americans to million. Both wealthy and poor communities were ravaged by the drug, as addiction became a reality of life for a shocking number of families, particularly in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan :// /articles/books-about-the-crack-epidemic-you-need-to-read.

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Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive :// Get this from a library. Crack, the new drug epidemic!. [Gilda Berger] -- Discusses the manufacture and sale of crack, explains the dangers of crack use and addiction, and describes efforts to treat addicts and end the crack :// I tried to write about the crack years of the '80s and '90s as more than just 'this new substance that comes out and destroys lives," but as a drug that exists for very specific reasons, for very   I enjoyed this book mostly because it was written when crack first came on the scene.

Therefore, the perspective is one of mostly innocence and fascination at this new epidemic. It gives a step-by-step accounting of how crack gets from the jungles to  › Books › Children's Books.

Crack epidemic, the significant increase in the use of crack cocaine, or crack, in the United States during the early s. Crack cocaine was popularized because of its affordability, its immediate euphoric effect, and its high profitability.

The crack epidemic had particularly devastating effects   In his new book, David Farber explains the reasons the crack epidemic became so successful.

With economic changes that started with President Reagan, the poor grew poorer and what jobs were available were outsourced. To support their families, the underprivileged found producing and selling crack to be an answer to their  › Books › History › Americas.

"Today, there is a new epidemic," Ronald Reagan told the nation during an address in "Smokable cocaine, otherwise known as crack. It is an explosively destructive and often lethal substance, which is crushing its users.

It is an uncontrolled fire." An uncontrolled fire, except crack   Crack was past its prime a quarter century ago. We're now apparently on the waning side of the opioid/heroin/fentanyl epidemic, the kids are hooked on Juul, and crystal meth is creeping from its Jamel Shabazz's book, 'Sights in the City, New York Street Photographs' went on sale April Works from his book, 'Sights in the City,' are on view at United Photo Industries in DUMBO, Brooklyn /   Inat the height of the crack epidemic, murders in New York City hit a record 2, By comparison, inthe number was Critics noted that crack was a drug mostly sold and used Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Crack, the new drug epidemic. by Gilda Berger,F. Watts edition, in English Crack, the new drug epidemic!. In his book On the Edge, an ethnography of poor black youth in a Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood at the height of the crack epidemic, Carl Nightingale noted “drug dealers passing by in souped-up Mercedes” and described one of his informants, year-old Chauntey, as “waiting for the corner pay phone to ring with orders for Crack, the new drug epidemic.

Gilda Berger (An Impact book ) F. Watts, 大学図書館所蔵 件 / 全 2 件 国際教養大学 中嶋記念図書館 図 HV//B47/ OPAC 宮崎学園 図書館 図 HV/B47/ OPAC 該当する所蔵館は Twenty years ago the nation faced a new drug scourge: crack cocaine. With it came thousands of children born to addicted mothers and labeled "crack babies." When the drug first hit the streets of ?storyId= In the s, cocaine was a club drug, glamorized by rumors of exploits of celebrities in the Hollywood Hills of California, and the clubs of New York City, but when the supply got too high and   America’s crack epidemic examined in new book Thu, 10/03/ LAWRENCE — When David Farber lived in Philadelphia, he met a crack dealer who sold the drug to a mostly homeless clientele outside the professor’s ://   America’s crack epidemic examined in new book Thursday, Octo LAWRENCE — When David Farber lived in Philadelphia, he met a crack dealer who sold the drug to a mostly homeless clientele outside the professor’s ’s-crack-epidemic-examined-new-book.

Looking back over the last three years, in which crack use in New York City has grown to epidemic proportions, Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer found a ://   CRACK VS. HEROIN An unfair system arrested millions of blacks, urged compassion for whites A racial double standard has been hard-wired into the nation’s drug.

Crack cocaine, swept throughout the US in the ’s as an inexpensive and easily accessible drug. Neighborhoods and families were severely impacted by this epidemic. Aaron Dixon, the former Seattle Chapter Captain for the Black Panther Party, is writing a book on the impact of crack cocaine on black ://The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander.

Something that’s notable about the current opioid epidemic is how differently the media covered, say, the crack epidemic in the ’80s and ’90s, and how differently legislators treated the two ://NEW YORK -- Five years ago, when he began dealing crack cocaine, he said, he and two partners made $10, a day.

Customers came in droves to a street corner in Harlem, some buying dozens of $2