Essays Tagged: "drug addicts"

How Should We Treat The Homeless

e homeless, and some ofthem should be treated differently from others. I feel that the runaways and drugaddicts don't deserve as much as the unemployed and war veteran types. But I feelin my heart tha ...

(2 pages) 137 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Pete Hamil talks about how TV and drugs are related

elevision for long periods of time has made million of Americans vulnerable to becoming addicted to drugs. Through his writings he provides many accounts to support his thesis. Whether they be his own ... her they be his own experiences when he was a reporter or the static's on the amounts of crime, and drug possession. Even though he brings up many good points that support his thesis, I don't agree wi ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Nov/2002

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

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

An essay comparing contemporary music concerning their themes and also an analysis of their poetic conventions.

Drugs are a problem clearly evident in our society with millions of people world wide addicted to va ... clearly evident in our society with millions of people world wide addicted to various fatal drugs. Drug addiction can affect people of all ages and eventually lead to crime, poverty and even death. T ... ll ages and eventually lead to crime, poverty and even death. Two songs that deal with the issue of drug addiction are 'Carousel' by Linkin Park and 'Just' by Radiohead. Both these songs take a differ ...

(6 pages) 42 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The analysis of Drugs and Crime.

IntroductionThe relationship between drugs and crime is amazing. More likely than not if a criminal act is committed drugs are in some wa ... ing. More likely than not if a criminal act is committed drugs are in some way or another involved. Drug addicts, at some time in their lives, often find themselves incarcerated. Our prisons are overc ... often find themselves incarcerated. Our prisons are overcrowded with inmates because of this major drug problem. As a result of this, many programs have been implemented by different governing agenci ...

(4 pages) 309 1 2.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Sydney J Harris talks about how people changed during the last decade.

The author Sydney J Harris talks about how people changed during the last decade. Factors like Drugs/Alcohol, Music, and Sports help today's society in drowning themselves in a surreal world and ... , lead people into isolation and work as opiates, dulling any senses of reality.Firstly Alcohol and Drugs both of which are highly addictive and may be bad for ones health. Even though their bad still ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Drugs - Society's New Plague

Drugs - Society's New PlagueDespite numerous campaigns by the government and police, the narcotics t ... s trade is triggered by the extremely high level of profit and the annual increase in the number of drug addicts.So why are the government and police so much against this trade when one knows that mor ... sterity, in Amsterdam, for instance, the situation is more lax. The quandary of whether to consider drug addicts as criminals or victims is still an unsettled issue. Some state that drug addicts are v ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Internal problems leading to teh collapse of the Manchu dynasty in China

d in the 1800's when China's society became devastated by Opium which literally created a nation of drug addicts. Although after 1836 opium trafficing was considered a criminal activity, imperial offi ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Gay Adoption: Question Of The Century

hildren? The undesirables. Un-adoptable. Kids with Down Syndrome. Kids in wheelchairs. Kids born to drug addicts. Kids with HIV. Kids who might die. Kids who still need parents. It takes a special kin ...

(5 pages) 175 0 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Satirical essay about drugs.

Everybody knows that the real problem with illegal drugs is that they cost too much, and they are so difficult to get that drug addicts need to commit ... urse, or commit a home invasion robbery.Around sixty-six billion dollars a year is spent on illegal drugs. This shows that illegal drugs are a substantial portion of the Canadian economy. They take mo ... , products, and services. Statistics demonstrate that more than one million people are arrested for drug abuse in a single year, meaning that drug use is a widespread problem for law enforcement. It i ...

(2 pages) 65 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Take A Closer Look

just believe the same myths that our parents created when they were trying to stop us from becoming drug addicts? Let&rsquos take a closer look at the facts.Violence surrounding drug dealing would ... acts.Violence surrounding drug dealing would be lessened by legalizing marijuana because small time drug dealers would essentially be forced out of business. Larger companies who could produce high qu ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Pablo Escobar and the War on drugs

". However, one war that the United States has constantly struggled to be "on top of" is the War on Drugs.This war seems to be a never ending battle. The fact that the demand for illicit drugs has inc ... licit drugs has increasingly haunted our nation for quite some time; and since 1972 when the war on drugs was formally declared by President Richard Nixon, and was later intensified by Ronald Regan an ...

(17 pages) 85 0 3.0 Jan/2005

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

Social Policy class assignment: Write an Opinion Paper on the documentary SHELTER (about homelessness in the US)

g others, made up of veterans, mentally ill, single parents, physically disabled, runaway children, drug addicts, alcoholics, entire families, unemployed individuals. Many of the homeless once lived n ...

(3 pages) 74 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Drug dealing.

Dealing drugs in today's society is starting to become a regular occurrence. Dealing drugs is something that ... ecome a regular occurrence. Dealing drugs is something that evolved in the past from poor people or drug addicts selling drugs to now where it can be almost any type of person who is selling drugs. Th ... e other than food that can affect the way your mind and body work." There are hundreds of different drugs, each with its particular effect on the body's nervous system. Drug abuse is one of the most d ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 Oct/2005

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

The Vietnam Anti-War Movement.

ets suffering from post war physiological trauma or chemical poising and hundreds more returning as drug addicts. As a whole American deaths didn't even account for one percent, but the affect this wa ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

A day in the life of a homeless person

It's very scary around here with all the drug addicts and bullies who live around here. It's horrible I live in eternal fear of being attacke ...

(1 pages) 49 2 3.8 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

(Satirical Essay)The Real Problem with Illicit Drugs

The actual problem with banned drugs is that they are way too expensive, not to mention they are so tricky to obtain that drug addi ... r purse, or brake into a nice home and take everything in it. This happens every day for these poor drug addicts to buy what they need. If drugs were cheaper, as well as legal, the amount of crimes wo ... ier.Close to forty to sixty billion dollars each year is spent on the ending eradication of illegal drugs, which is a lot of cash taken out of taxpayer's pockets. If drugs were to be legalized, that w ...

(2 pages) 98 5 3.1 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

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) 518 0 0.0 Sep/2006

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

A City Year And Homeless Issues

Many of us associate the word "homeless" with drug addicts, alcoholics, and criminals while fully understanding that many of the homeless are men ... end up on the street pleading for spare change, we immediately jump to the conclusion that they are drug addicts or alcoholics looking to support their addictions.How we stereotype the homeless, howev ...

(3 pages) 859 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers