Essays Tagged: "drug addict"

Controversial role models.

a negative influence on youth today. Role models such as Necro, Big L and Eminem speak of violence, drugs and they use profane language in their music. Many teenagers look up to these people and want ... He has not produced one song that is positive. The first album that he released was called," I Need Drugs .'' He also displays a drug addict persona on the cover of the record. The second album that N ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Drug legalization.

Any close examination of the "war on drugs" metaphor leads inescapably to the conclusion that one weapon could bring us to the brink of v ... der it surrender.How have we confused surrender with victory? Let's start by looking at the "war on drugs" metaphor closely, and define some "war" terms. First, who or what is the "enemy?" Second, wha ... what is the "enemy?" Second, what defines "victory" in this "war?"Is the "enemy" in this "war" the drug addict? No reasonable person believes that. Addicts are in many ways the victims of a "war" pol ...

(4 pages) 104 1 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Review of Eminems second CD The Marshall Mathers LP.

l pool parties and joyful evenings of family fun. His father abounded his mother who he claims is a drug addict. The tough childhood was one thing, the drama he has been trough with his girlfriend Kim ...

(5 pages) 42 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Legislature of Legalization Medicinal Legalization of Marijuana (MLA Format)

galization of MarijuanaFor many years now, there has been great controversy surrounding the illegal drug marijuana. Its widespread use since the Vietnam War has caused many people to speak for and aga ... it is time for us to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. This is not the kind of use a common drug addict would seek, but rather a drug to comfort for terminally or critically ill people.In the ...

(6 pages) 310 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Rule Of the Bone

got a Mohawk haircut, pierced his ears, andsported a nose ring. As an escape, Chappie started using drugs and stole his mother'scollection of valuable coins in order to pay for them. This totally infu ... n abandoned summer house. Chappieeventually left and helped a young girl named Froggy escape from a drug addict andporno movie maker named Buster Brown. Chappie and Froggy then met up with areligious ...

(3 pages) 68 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Changes in opiate use and addiction and in social perceptions of opiates in the USA and England through the 19th and 20th centuries

Social Bore to Crack Whore:The Evolution of the Drug AddictBy Amber RobinsonDiscuss changes in patterns of Opiate Use and Addiction and in social pe ... crucial to the understanding of contemporary attitudes towards opiates. The historical evolution of drug prohibition is the primary concern of this paper, examining the political situation of America ... l situation of America and Britain in the 1900's, the ramifications of the USA's criminalisation of drugs and Britain's adjacent medicalisation strategies, and the events leading up to the internation ...

(9 pages) 105 2 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Drugs and alcoholism

Everbody says they know what alcohol and drugs do to people but I say they don't. They don't know what goes on. The only people that know wha ... he pain that goes with it. You never really know what to do and how to react to it. My mother was a drug addict and alcoholic all her life. She kept on telling me she would change well guess what she ...

(2 pages) 23 1 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Patterns of opiate use in the USA and England

The Evolution of the Drug AddictBy Amber RobinsonDiscuss changes in patterns of Opiate Use and Addiction and in social pe ... crucial to the understanding of contemporary attitudes towards opiates. The historical evolution of drug prohibition is the primary concern of this paper, examining the political situation of America ... l situation of America and Britain in the 1900's, the ramifications of the USA's criminalisation of drugs and Britain's adjacent medicalisation strategies, and the events leading up to the internation ...

(9 pages) 33 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Unit 1 - Introduction Sociology

issues:1. Being unemployed and the impact of unemployment as a broad issue.2. Being an alcoholic or drug addict and the broader impact of alcoholism/drug addiction on society.3. Being an unmarried pre ... rovide full employment. Unemployment due to plant closings and corporate downsizing, violent crime, drug abuse, teen pregnancy, and divorce are other issues that may be used to demonstrate how persona ...

(6 pages) 244 0 3.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

To what extent did the Japanese threat have an impact on the outcome of the power struggle between the Communists and the Kuomintang?

ened to be convenient for the Japanese as the son would be just as easy to control being a gambling drug addict.The conflict then widened as the Japanese were strong traders with the Americans at the ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Drug abuse effects

Drug abuse can result in the lost of the relationship, financial status and integrity. One of the mo ... of the most harmful risks is that of engaging in risky sexual activities. For instance, the use of drugs is related to the occurrence of unsafe sexual behavior that places adolescent at risk for preg ... for pregnancy of contracting sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV/ AIDS. The effects of using drug and covering up for the abuse can lead to behavior that causes difficulties at home. For exampl ...

(1 pages) 50 2 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Drugs

Drugs. What do we know about drugs? What do we imagine when we say this word? White powder a young p ... te powder a young person, wiping out any possibility for his future to grow, killing himself slowly.Drugs came in our life and destroyed any relations between parents and children. I say "any" because ... ren. I say "any" because this is the word, defining exactly what happens when a child starts taking drugs. Ignorance. Ignorance from the rest of the world, living in a world with no real friends, no s ...

(1 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Drugs

What do we know about drugs? What do we imagine when we say this word? White powder or a young person, wiping out any poss ... owder or a young person, wiping out any possibility for his future to grow, killing himself slowly. Drugs came in our life and destroyed any relations between parents and children. I say "any" because ... ren. I say "any" because this is the word, defining exactly what happens when a child starts taking drugs. Ignorance. Ignorance from the rest of the world, living in a world with no real friends, no s ...

(1 pages) 342 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcoholism In Aboriginals

dor, explains an example of the affects of alcoholism. ""¦Myself, I am a sober alcoholic and drug addict. My sister perished when she was drunk. My nephew killed himself and his own father and ... children of alcoholics in the United States in 1991, almost 3 million will develop alcoholism or a drug problem. Studies show that in 1996 the alcohol consumption in Alaska natives was 2.63 gallons p ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Justify the knowledge or it wi

aged to change our current situation instead of being cast out and beaten down, these same tattooed drug addict losers would be Nobel Prize winners. Its not these rebels that are causing environmental ...

(12 pages) 44 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Rock 2

so put in there ways of believing that anybody even listening to it is a devil worshipper, or some drug addict and is out casted because of what they listen to. That is totally arrogance and I for on ... an or anything dealing with evilness in their lyrics. Secondly in modern Rock there aren't too many drugies in the music business, if they are it's in other genres that I don't care to talk about. For ...

(3 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Alcohol Theories (Hangover Help)

nock you head on the floor.Hangovers are most often due to over indulgence. Alcohol is considered a drug. Experiencing a Hangover is a mild and temporary version of what a drug addict might suffer whe ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The Cross and the Switchblade

novel to many people. There was one main theme in the novel that had hit me the most and it was the drug addict theme. I think the reason it grew on my so much is that I have a family member who is st ... eme. I think the reason it grew on my so much is that I have a family member who is struggling with drugs himself, and I could relate to the novel so well. I myself do all in my power to help him, but ...

(3 pages) 1793 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Drugstore Cowboy: How the Film Denigrates Drug Use

"Drugstore Cowboy" is a film that portrays the story of the life of a group of people who are serious ... film that portrays the story of the life of a group of people who are seriously addicted to various drugs. The film begins when Bob, the main character, is lying in an ambulance telling the story of h ... s group of friends. He tells how they were able to steal from pharmacies in order to obtain various drugs such as morphine and Dilaudid both of which are controlled substances. Although many may feel ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Forced Drug Testing; Criminal Court Systems

The question is whether or not a defendant should be required to submit to drug testing. If the individual has committed a crime while under the influence or if it was a drug ... the influence or if it was a drug crime (possession, sales) then yes, I would have to concede that drug testing for the defendant would be an ideal situation. In order to have a defendant know exactl ... at all defendants should have to submit to this type of chemical analysis. Not every defendant is a drug addict; we have learned that the punishment should fit the crime. The programs they have are no ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.5 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights