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Crack in America : demon drugs and social justice

Author: Craig Reinarman; Harry Gene Levine
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on crack cocaine. In reinterpreting the crack story, this book offers fresh understandings of both drug addiction and drug prohibition. It shows how crack use arose in the face of growing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Crack in America.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96047765
(OCoLC)35842613
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Reinarman; Harry Gene Levine
ISBN: 9780520916913 0520916913 0585091072 9780585091075 9780520202412 0520202414 9780520202429 0520202422
OCLC Number: 42856368
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 388 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Crack in context : America's latest demon drug / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine --
The crack attack : politics and media in the crack scare / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine --
In search of Horatio Alger : culture and ideology in the crack economy / Phillipe Bourgois --
The contingent call of the pipe : bingeing and addiction among heavy cocaine smokers / Craig Reinarman [and others] --
Two women who used cocaine too much : class, race, gender, crack, and coke / Sheigla B. Murphy and Marsha Rosenbaum --
Crack and homicide in New York City : a case study in the epidemiology of violence / Paul J. Goldstein [and others] --
The social pharmacology of smokeable cocaine : not all it's cracked up to be / John P. Morgan and Lynn Zimmer --
Crack use in Canada : a distant American cousin / Yuet W. Cheung and Patricia G. Erickson --
Crack in Australia : why is there no problem? / Stephen K. Mugford --
Crack in the Netherlands : effective social policy is effective drug policy / Peter D.A. Cohen --
"When constitutional rights seem too extravagant to endure" : the crack scare's impact on civil rights and liberties / Ira Glasser and Loren Siegel --
The pregnancy police fight the war on drugs / Loren Siegel --
Pattern, purpose, and race in the drug war : the crisis of credibility in criminal justice / Troy Duster --
Drug prohibition in the U.S. : costs, consequences, and alternatives / Ethan A. Nadelmann --
Punitive prohibition in America / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine --
The cultural contradictions of punitive prohibition / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine --
Real opposition, real alternatives : reducing the harms of drug use and drug policy / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine.
Responsibility: edited by Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine.

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"Thoroughly researched and expertly written. . . the definitive book on crack."--"In These Times

 
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