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The drug effect : health, crime, and society

Author: Suzanne Fraser; David Moore
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Drug Effect: Health, Crime and Society offers new perspectives on critical debates in the field of alcohol and other drug use. Drawing together work by respected scholars in Australia, the US, the UK and Canada, it explores social and cultural meanings of drug use and analyses law enforcement and public health frameworks and objectives related to drug policy and service provision. In doing so, it addresses key  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Fraser; David Moore
ISBN: 9780521156059 052115605X
OCLC Number: 706796639
Description: x, 249 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Constructing drugs and addiction / Suzanne Fraser and David Moore --
The social life of smokes: processes of exchange in a heroin marketplace / Robyn Dwyer --
Party animals: the significance of drug practices in the materialisation of urban gay identity / Kane Race --
Pleasure and pain : representations of illegal drug consumption, addiction and trafficking in music, film and video / Susan Boyd --
The ontological politics of knowledge production : qualitative research in the multidisciplinary drug field / David Moore --
Beyond the 'potsherd': the role of injecting drug use-related stigma in shaping hepatitis C / Suzanne Fraser --
Drugs that work : pharmaceuticals and performance self-management / Helen Keane --
From 'magic bullets' to medical maintenance: the changing meanings of medical approaches to drug use in US drug policy / Nancy D. Campbell --
Pharmacotherapy as social policy, or, the public and private worlds of welfare capitalism / Kylie Valentine --
Court-ordered treatment, neoliberalism and Homo economicus / Toby Seddon --
Cannabis in cultural and legal limbo: criminalisation, legalisation and the mixed blessing of medicalisation in the USA / Craig Reinarman --
Drugs, crime and the law in Australia / Ian Warren --
Reconceptualising harm reduction in prisons / Karen Duke --
Possessed: the unconscious law of drugs / Desmond Manderson.
Responsibility: edited by Suzanne Fraser & David Moore.

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