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"Heroin" sets out to explain the myths and present the reality of heroin as it affects citizens and society today. As an antidote to the media's concentration on the bizarre and horrific, this book tells the story of heroin with clarity and balance. It reveals what the drug is and how it works. It traces its life as a commodity - how heroin makes the long trip from grower to user, and how the market for the drug links control and corruption. It demonstrates that the reality can be more startling than the myths and that the cost of preferring the myths about heroin to the reality of its operation in society is incalculable. "Heroin" is the result of two decades of work with drugs and drug dependence, and gives a sober and realistic view of heroin as a drug and as a problem. Jara Krivanek is Director of Clinical Drug Dependence Studies at Macquarie University, the editor of "Drug Problems, People Problems" (Allen & Unwin) and the author of "Addictions "(Allen & Unwin). This book is intended for students and researchers in sociology and drug dependency.

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