Drugs in American Society https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259920585.jpeg 10 9781259920585 Drugs in American Society is a sociological introduction to the use of psychoactive substances in the United States that takes a big-picture look at patterns of drug consumption in America while also focusing on the effects that drugs have on the lives of users. Significantly streamlined and reorganized, this tenth edition presents the most current research, data, and statistics on drug use and discusses the latest trends involving drugs, from the decriminalization and mainstreaming of marijuana to the opiate epidemic that has led to a startling rise in overdose deaths. Personal accounts of Americans that have taken drugs are provided to show the reality of drug use and provide insights that go beyond the portrayal of drugs in society and the news media.
Drugs in American Society

Drugs in American Society

10th Edition
By Erich Goode
ISBN10: 1259920585
ISBN13: 9781259920585
Copyright: 2020
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Drugs in America, 10e

CHAPTER 1: An Introduction To Drug Use 
CHAPTER 2: A History Of Drug Use 
CHAPTER 3: A History Of The War On Drugs
CHAPTER 4: Why Do People Use Drugs? 
CHAPTER 5: Drugs In The Media
CHAPTER 6: Alcohol And Tobacco
CHAPTER 7: Marijuana, LSD, Club Drugs
CHAPTER 8: Cocaine And The Amphetamines 
CHAPTER 9: Heroin And The Opiates
CHAPTER 10: Drug Trafficking 
CHAPTER 11: Drugs And Crime
CHAPTER 12: Drug Law, Drug Treatment  
CHAPTER 13: Legalization, Decriminalization, and Harm Reduction 

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Erich Goode

Erich Goode received his undergraduate education at Oberlin College and his Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University. He has taught at Columbia, New York University, Florida Atlantic University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is currently Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland. His areas of specialization are drug use, deviant behavior, criminology, and collective behavior. Professor Goode is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship.

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