Drugs, Alcohol, and Social Problems

Drugs, Alcohol, and Social Problems

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The 14 clearly written articles included in this collection exemplify the best of sociological scholarship on drug and alcohol problems. The readings strike a balance between constructionist, epidemiological, and ethnographic approaches to the study of drinking, drug use, and related problems such as domestic violence, crime, and the spread of HIV/AIDS. Visit our website for sample chapters!How do activities such as drunk driving or the use of crack cocaine become social problems? For many people the answer is obvious: These are inherently harmful acts whose growing incidence in modern societies poses serious threats toanbsp;...

Title:Drugs, Alcohol, and Social Problems
Author:James D. Orcutt, David R. Rudy
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2003-01-01


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