Drugs in American Society

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McGraw-Hill, 1993 - Drug abuse - 434 pages
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.

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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, 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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