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Hooked : drug war films in Britain, Canada, and the United States

Hooked : drug war films in Britain, Canada, and the United States

Author: Susan C Boyd
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Routledge advances in criminology, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Drawing on over 100 films produced in Britain, Canada, and the U.S. from 1912 to 2006, which focus on illegal drugs and their consequences, this book examines representations of discourse about  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan C Boyd
ISBN: 9780415957069 0415957060
OCLC Number: 167507863
Description: xii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Moral regulation, film censorship, and law --
2. Illegal-drug users and addiction narratives : the early film years --
3. The 60s on : counterculture, addiction-as-disease, and mandatory-treatment narratives --
4. Ruptures in addiction narratives : pleasure, harm reduction, consumer culture, and regulation --
5. Drug dealers : a nation under siege --
6. Vilified women and maternal myths --
7. Challenges to the drug war : 1980 to 2006.
Series Title: Routledge advances in criminology, 4.
Responsibility: Susan C. Boyd.
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"Susan Boyd has done it again! In Drug Films she provides all interested in the human community's exploration and use of drugs, with cinematic revelations about Hollywood's collaboration with the Read more...

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