|Titre :||Key concepts in drugs and society|
|Auteurs :||R. COOMBER ; K. McELRATH ; F. MEASHAM ; K. MOORE|
|Type de document :||Livre|
|Editeur :||Sage Publications, 2013|
|Collection :||Key Concepts series|
|Format :||197 p.|
|Discipline :||SAN (Santé publique / Public health)|
Thésaurus TOXIBASELIBERALISATION ; PRODUIT LICITE ; PRODUIT ILLICITE ; TYPE D'USAGE ; MEDICAMENTS ; DROGUES DE SYNTHESE ; MORBIDITE ; CRIMINALITE ; MARCHE DE LA DROGUE ; POLITIQUE ; SANTE PUBLIQUE
- Why do people take drugs?
- How do we understand moral panics?
- What is the relationship between drugs and violence?
- How do people's social positions influence their individual involvement in drug use?
Insightful and illuminating, this book successfully discusses drugs in social contexts. In an elegant manner, the authors bring together their different theoretical and practical backgrounds, offering a comprehensive and interdisciplinary introduction that opens up a wide scientific understanding moving beyond cultural myths and presuppositions.
This is an invaluable reference source for students on criminology, sociology and social sciences programmes, as well as drug service practitioners such as drug workers, social workers and specialist nurses.
|Note de contenu :||
SECTION I: TYPES OF DRUGS AND PATTERNS OF USE
1. What is a drug/medicine?
2. Prevalence and trends in illicit drug use
3. Why do people take drugs?
5. Legal drugs: alcohol and tobacco
6. Polydrug use/polysubstance use
7. Common illicit drugs
8. Typologies of drug use: use-misuse-abuse and problematic-recreational use
10. Raves and circuit parties
11. Dance drugs/club drugs
12. Cross-cultural and traditional drug use
13. Gender, ethnicity and social class
SECTION II: DRUG EFFECTS
15. Drug effects: drug, set and setting
16. Medical marijuana and other therapeutic uses of illicit drugs
17. Prescribed and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs
18. Novel Psychoactive Substances
19. The gateway hypothesis/stepping stone theory
20. Drug-related violence
21. Drugs and crime
22. Drug risks and health harms
23. Injecting drug use
24. HIV/AIDS and other blood-borne viruses
SECTION III: DRUG POLICY, TREATMENT AND PERCEPTIONS OF THE DRUG PROBLEM
25. Drug treatment and quasi-compulsory treatment (QCT)
26. Harm reduction
27. Substitute prescribing
28. The new recovery approach
29. Prevention: primary, secondary and tertiary
30. International drug control history/prohibition
31. Drugs in sport
32. Drug scares and moral panics
33. Drug dealers
34. Drug markets: difference and diversity
35. Drug trafficking
36. Crop eradication, crop substitution and legal cultivation
37. War on drugs
38. Drug testing in schools and workplaces
39. Drug courts
40. Decriminalisation, legalisation and legal regulation
|Domaine :||Autres substances / Other substances ; Drogues illicites / Illicit drugs|