This text provides balanced coverage of the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol, emphasizing the sociological perspective to focus on drug use and abuse in a social and cultural context. Included in the coverage are details of the basic pharmacology, theory, history and epidemiology of drug use, as well as first-hand accounts of drug users that students can relate to. While the primary market for this book is in sociology, this book is also intended for courses in criminal justice, psychology and public policy.
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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.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070239231