Goode, Erich Drugs in American Society

ISBN 13: 9780072874983

Drugs in American Society

3.78 avg rating
( 60 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780072874983: Drugs in American Society

This well-respected text provides the most balanced and up-to-date investigation of drug use in all of its social, cultural, and legal complexity. It covers the full range of psychoactive drug use, from legal medical and prescription use to criminal recreational use, from casual use to addiction. The text maintains its distinctive emphasis on the sociological perspective, explaining the drug phenomenon using sociological concepts supported by recent data from a wide range of sources.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

New Boxes: New boxes highlight the myths and realities of drug use and abuse, exploring such topics as marijuana as medicine, crack babies, and the CIA and drugs.
New Topic Coverage: Several new sections have been included in this edition, providing in-depth discussion of drug panics, "gendering" drug use, and social class differences in use and abuse.
New Web Appendix: This new listing provides a useful starting point for students interested in learning more about drug use and abuse by exploring relevant web sites.
Compelling Personal Accounts: First-hand testimony from users of speed, alcohol, Valium, LSD, marijuana, and heroin, paint a vivid picture for students.
Sound Sociological Approach: Goode makes a clear distinction between "essentialism" - looking at the drug phenomenon as a thing in itself - and "constructionism" - looking at the drug phenomenon as a social construct and how it is regarded and dealt with as a social problem.
Unique Theory Chapter: The only text devoting an entire chapter to "Theories of Drug Use."
Balanced Presentation: Goode provides objective, pro and con accounts of such hot topics as treatment, education, rehabilitation, and legalization.

About the Author:

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, and Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. He is currently Professor of Sociology at State University of New York at Stony Brook. His areas of specialization are drug use, deviant behavior, criminology, and collective behavior. Professor Goode is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Goode, Erich
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (2004)
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072874988

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
21.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Goode, Erich
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (2004)
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 6. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072874988

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
20.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.25
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Goode, Erich
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Alliedvision Group LLC
(Richmond, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0072874988 Brand new. Cannot guarantee the availability of CD/DVD/Access codes even if the title or package description states so, unless expressly comfirmed by us. Bookseller Inventory # TOPSHELF000028

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
17.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 8.16
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Goode, Erich
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (2004)
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0072874988

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
39.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Goode, Erich
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Bookshub
(Karol Bagh, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. New. US edition. Perfect condition. Ship by express service to USA, Canada, Australia, France, Italy, UK, Germany and Netherland. Customer satisfaction our priority. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-190516-154319

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
39.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Goode, Erich
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
EBOOKSTORE2010
(New Delhi, ND, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New. US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Bookseller Inventory # SHAK154319

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
39.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Goode, Erich
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
BooksForStudent
(West Bloomfield, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New Book In Mint Condition. Shipping With Trackable Method. No APO/FPO Addresses Please. Bookseller Inventory # 9780072874983NHS

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
39.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Goode, Erich
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Basi6 International
(Irving, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Ships from multiple locations. FedEx or DHL 4-6 business days delivery to your doorstep. Bookseller Inventory # 20JULY16APP-481

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
41.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Goode, Erich
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social (2004)
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110072874988

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
49.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.44
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Goode, Erich
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN 10: 0072874988 ISBN 13: 9780072874983
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0072874988 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0031496

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
50.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.07
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book