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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Women and heroin addiction in China's changing society.
New York : Routledge, 2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 online resource (xxiv, 201 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Social changes and illicit drug use in China --
Reaching out to women subjects --
Family, school and post-school life --
Initiation into heroin --
Continued use and crime --
Conclusions and policy implications.
|Series Title:||Routledge advances in criminology, 11.|
Accompanying China's economic reform and open-door policy in 1978, illicit drug use emerged in the late 1980s, and gradually developed into a serious social problem. Heroin was the dominant illicit