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Hurt chronicles of the drug war generation

Author: Miriam Boeri
Publisher: Oakland, California University of California Press [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The historical and social context -- The life course of baby boomers -- Relationships -- The war on drugs and mass incarceration -- The racial landscape of the drug war -- Women doing drugs -- Aging in drug use -- The culture of control expands -- Social reconstruction and social recovery -- Appendix : the older drug user study methodology
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Boeri
ISBN: 9780520293472 0520293479 9780520293465 0520293460 9780520966710 0520966716
OCLC Number: 1015891188
Description: xvi, 268 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: Prologue Introduction 1 * The Historical and Social Context 2 * The Life Course of Baby Boomers 3. Relationships 4 * The War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration 5 * The Racial Landscape of the Drug War 6 * Women Doing Drugs 7 * Aging in Drug Use 8 * The Culture of Control Expands 9 * Social Reconstruction and Social Recovery Epilogue Appendix: The Older Drug User Study Methodology Notes References Index
Responsibility: Miriam Boeri

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The historical and social context -- The life course of baby boomers -- Relationships -- The war on drugs and mass incarceration -- The racial landscape of the drug war -- Women doing drugs -- Aging in drug use -- The culture of control expands -- Social reconstruction and social recovery -- Appendix : the older drug user study methodology

"Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation weaves engaging first-person accounts of the lives of baby boomer drug users, including the author Miriam Boeri's own knowledge as the sister of a heroin addict. The compelling stories are set in historical context, from the cultural influence of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll to contemporary discourse that pegs drug addiction as a disease punished by incarceration. Boeri writes with penetrating insight and conscientious attention to the intersectionality of race, gender, and class as she analyzes the impact of an increasingly punitive War on Drugs on a hurting generation"--Provided by publisher

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"While it is too late to prevent the myriad tragedies experienced by the 'drug war generation,' Hurt respectfully draws on such experiences to make important contributions to drug research, including Read more...

 
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