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Race, gender and drug services

Joy Awiah

Race, gender and drug services

by Joy Awiah

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Published by Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJoy Awiah, Saeed Butt, NicholasDorn ; with an introduction by the above, Geoffrey Pearson & Kamlesh Patel.
SeriesISDD research monograph -- 6
ContributionsButt, Saeed., Dorn, Nicholas., Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence.
The Physical Object
Pagination44p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22173645M
ISBN 100948830212
OCLC/WorldCa28926320

Drug addiction is a problem that affects people across every demographic, but the individual effects of the problem can be felt very differently. Perhaps the most basic example of this is how men and women are prone to substance abuse, impacted by substance abuse, and treated in our centers for drug rehabilitation. The crossroads of gender and. gender race and class in media Download gender race and class in media or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get gender race and class in media book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

The anthology Race, Gender, and Criminal Justice: Equality & Justice for All?, examines the ways in which race, ethnicity, class, and gender impact offenders as they move through the criminal justice system, and integrate back into the many books in the field address race or gender in the criminal justice system, this book offers a detailed exploration of both. The book attempts to understand how class, race, and gender operate independently and in combination to influence people's experience in and of the criminal justice system and larger society. It provides a historical and sociological context for analyzing how class, race, and gender apply to both criminology and the process of making law.

The study of how gender influences drug addiction is relatively new. As Tammy L. Anderson, PhD, points out in Drug Use and Gender, male drug abuse set the standard for addiction studies until the that time, researchers began to investigate the specific ways that drug abuse affected females. of race and SES are not examined together, it is unclear to what degree race is a determining factor in substance abuse, and to what degree SES accounts for the variation. Wilson's (; ) recent theorizing about class polarization, race, and gender has po-tential for explaining a variety of social problems among blacks.


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The anthology Race, Gender, and Criminal Justice: Equality & Justice for All?, examines the ways in which race, ethnicity, class, and gender impact offenders as they move through the criminal justice system, and Race back into the community.

While many books in the field address race or gender in the criminal justice system, this book offers a detailed exploration of both.5/5(1). McKim’s book shows how addiction rehab reflects the race, class, and gender politics of the punitive turn. As a result, addiction has become a racialized category gender and drug services book has reorganized the link between punishment and welfare by: 5.

Buy Race, Gender and Drug Services by Joy Awiaw, etc. from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: 4. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS. Overall, % of patients had participated in a clinical trial.

Women, patients of color, and drug users were significantly less likely to have ever participated in an AIDS clinical trial (p drug use (OR ; 95% Cited by: The authors are proud sponsors of the SAGE Keith Roberts Teaching Innovations Award —enabling graduate students and early career faculty to attend the annual ASA pre-conference teaching and learning workshop.

Known for its clear and engaging writing, the bestselling Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class has been thoroughly updated to be fresher, more relevant, and more accessible to.

SEX/GENDER. Although the terms sex and gender are often used interchangeably, they, in fact, have distinct meanings. Sex is a classification based on biological differences—for example, differences between males and females rooted in their anatomy or physiology.

By contrast, gender is a classification based on the social construction (and maintenance) of cultural distinctions between males Cited by: 2. Sex and Gender Differences in Substance Use Men are more likely than women to use almost all types of illicit drugs, 13 and illicit drug use is more likely to result in emergency department visits or overdose deaths for men than for women.

Data on research participants and populations frequently include race, ethnicity, and gender as categorical variables, with the assumption that these variables exert their effects through innate or genetically determined biologic mechanisms. There is a growing body of research that suggests, however, that these variables have strong social dimensions that influence health.

Gender Differences in Criminal Sentencing: Do Effects Vary Across Violent, Property, and Drug Offenses. n S. Fernando Rodriguez, University of Texas at El Paso Theodore R. Curry, University of Texas at El Paso Gang Lee, University of Texas at El Paso Objective.

Many studies find that females benefit from their gender in sentencing decisions. The purpose of this book is to examine the issues of race, class, and gender in the United States and how those who become involved or interact with the criminal justice system will experience the system differently based on these Size: KB.

Keywords: race, drugs, discrimination, arrests, incarceration, structural racism Millions of people have been arrested and incarcerated on drug charges in the past 30 years as part of America’s File Size: KB.

Blacks are arrested on drug charges at more than three times the rate of whites and are sent to prison for drug convictions at ten times the white rate.

These disparities cannot be explained by racial patterns of drug crime. They reflect law enforcement decisions to concentrate resources in low income minority neighborhoods. They also reflect deep-rooted racialized concerns, beliefs, and Cited by: 3. This study examines race/ethnicity and gender differences in drug use and abuse for substances other than alcohol among undergraduate college students.

A probability-based sample of 4, undergraduate students at a Midwestern research university completed a cross-sectional Web-based questionnaire that included demographic information and several substance use by:   Class, Race, Gender, and Crime is a popular, and provocative, introduction to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersections.

The book systematically explores how the main sites of power and privilege in the United States consciously or unconsciously shape our understanding of crime and justice in society today.

Background. Group drug counseling is the primary treatment modality used to treat drug dependence in community settings in the United States. Findings from the social psychology literature suggest that gender may influence how individuals participate in groups, and that race may moderate the effects of gender on group by: 5.

Anyone can become addicted to drugs, and drugs don’t discriminate against any person. People, however, can discriminate against people, and limit access to drugs for some people, and not others.

One result of this very occurrence is the opioid crisis – earlier, in the mids, opiate drugs were still being frequently prescribed as pain killers. The Drug Policy Alliance is committed to exposing discrimination and disproportionate drug law enforcement, as well as the systems that perpetuate them.

We work to eliminate policies that result in the unfair criminalization of communities of color by rolling back harsh mandatory minimum sentences and by addressing on the rampant over-policing. Race, Gender, and Health explores the influence of race and gender on the health status of a diverse group of nonwhite women in the United States.

In addition, the book explores structural and cultural factors that affect women's health issues. Four different groups of women are examined in close detail: African American, American Indian and. Drug Use Among Racial/Ethnic Minorities NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH by race/ethnicity and gender, Monitoring the Future Surveys, United States, –79, –84, –89, Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Information on youths’ attitudes toward drugs also is. Popular Race Gender Books Showing of Between the World and Me (Hardcover) by.

Ta-Nehisi Coates (shelved 8 times as race-gender) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read So You Want to Talk About Race (Hardcover) by.

Books shelved as race-class-gender: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich, The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, Ain't.Gender and Use of Substance Abuse Treatment Services Carla A.

Green, Ph.D., M.P.H. Carla A. Green, Ph.D., M.P.H., is a senior investigator at the Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, and a clinical associate professor in the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University, both positions in Portland.Gender Disparities in Health Care in Medicare Advantage In general, the qu ality of care received by women and men was similar.

W omen and men reported similar experiences of care for all eight measures of patient experience (see Figure 3). The clinical careFile Size: 2MB.