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The Social Value Of Drug Addicts

Pub Date : 2016-06-16 | Author : Merrill Singer | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781315417158
ISBN 13 : 1315417154

Drug users are typically portrayed as worthless slackers, burdens on society, and just plain useless—culturally, morally, and economically. By contrast, this book argues that the..


Social Value Of Drug Addicts

Pub Date : 2013-11-01 | Author : Merrill Singer | Publisher : Left Coast Press

ISBN 10 : 9781611321180
ISBN 13 : 1611321182

In a wide-ranging analysis covering popular culture, policy, and underlying social structures, this book shows how drug addicts are socially constructed as useless burdens on socie..


Social Value Of Drug Addicts

Pub Date : 2013-11-01 | Author : Merrill Singer | Publisher : Left Coast Press

ISBN 10 : 9781611327519
ISBN 13 : 1611327512

Drug users are typically portrayed as worthless slackers, burdens on society, and just plain useless—culturally, morally, and economically. By contrast, this book argues that the..


Comprehending Drug Use

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : J. Bryan Page | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813548036
ISBN 13 : 0813548039

Comprehending Drug Use, the first full-length critical overview of the use of ethnographic methods in drug research, synthesizes more than one hundred years of study on the human e..


The Face Of Social Suffering

Pub Date : 2005-11-16 | Author : Merrill Singer | Publisher : Waveland Press

ISBN 10 : 9781478610267
ISBN 13 : 1478610263

This brief, compelling life story of a drug addict poses and answers questions of broad public concern about social responsibility, illicit drug use, hidden economies, and social i..


Addiction

Pub Date : 2009-10-15 | Author : Gene M. Heyman | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674053991
ISBN 13 : 0674053990

In a book sure to inspire controversy, Gene Heyman argues that conventional wisdom about addiction - that it is a disease, a compulsion beyond conscious control - is wrong. At the ..


Introducing Medical Anthropology

Pub Date : 2011-11-04 | Author : Merrill Singer | Publisher : Rowman Altamira

ISBN 10 : 9780759120907
ISBN 13 : 0759120900

This revised textbook provides students with a first exposure to the growing field of medical anthropology. The narrative is guided by unifying themes. First, medical anthropology ..