Key concepts in drugs and society

Coomber, R, Measham, F, McElrath, K and Moore, K ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6048-222X, (eds.) 2013, Key concepts in drugs and society , SAGE Key Concepts Series , SAGE Publications, London.

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Abstract

Why do people take drugs? How do we understand moral panics? What is the relationship between drugs and violence? How do people's social positions influence their involvement in drug use? Insightful and illuminating, this book discusses drugs in social contexts. The authors bring together their different theoretical and practical backgrounds, offering a comprehensive and interdisciplinary introduction that opens up a wide scientific understanding moving beyond cultural myths and presuppositions.
This is an invaluable reference source for students on criminology, sociology and social sciences programmes, as well as drug service practitioners such as drug workers, social workers and specialist nurses.

Item Type: Book
Editors: Coomber, R, Measham, F, McElrath, K and Moore, K
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Series Name: SAGE Key Concepts Series
ISBN: 9781847874849
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Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2019 13:02
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2019 13:02
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/49717

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