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Drugs, Alcohol, and Social Problems

ISBN-10: 0742528456
ISBN-13: 9780742528451
Edition: 2003
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Description: This editied collection includes 14 articles that exemplify the best of sociological scholarship on drug & alcohol problems. The readings strike a balance between constructionist, epidemiological & ethnographic approaches to the study of drinking,  More...

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Book details

Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/3/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

This editied collection includes 14 articles that exemplify the best of sociological scholarship on drug & alcohol problems. The readings strike a balance between constructionist, epidemiological & ethnographic approaches to the study of drinking, drug use, & related problems.

Patricia A. Adler is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Social Construction of Drug and Alcohol Problems
Constructing the Ownership of Social Problems: Fun and Profit in the Welfare State
Deviant Drinking as Disease: Alcoholism as a Social Accomplishment
Shocking Numbers and Graphic Accounts: Quantified Images of Drug Problems in the Print Media
Political and Ideological Contexts
Comparative Ideologies and Alcoholism: The Protestant and Proletarian Ethics
Setting the Public Agenda: "Street Crime" and Drug Use in American Politics
Truth and DARE: Tracking Drug Education to Graduation and as Symbolic Politics
Social Patterns: Epidemiological Research
Explaining Racial/Ethnic Differences in Adolescent Drug Use: The Impact of Background and Lifestyle
Drinking by Black and White Women: Results from a National Survey
Race, Class, and Gender Differences in Substance Abuse: Evidence of Middle-Class/Underclass Polarization among Black Males
Social Worlds: Qualitative Research
You Can't Help but Get Stoned: Notes on the Social Organization of Marijuana Smoking
Shifts and Oscillations in Deviant Careers: The Case of Upper-Level Drug Dealers and Smugglers
Links to Other Social Problems
The "Drunken Bum" Theory of Wife Beating
Drugs-Crime Connections: Elaborations from the Life Histories of Hard-Core Heroin Addicts
Social Misery and the Sanctions of Substance Abuse: Confronting HIV Risk Among Homeless Heroin Addicts in San Francisco
Index
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