Crack in America demon drugs and social justice / edited by Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine

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Subjects: Crack (Drug)--United States
Cocaine abuse--United States
Drug control--United States
Drugs and mass media--United States
Electronic books
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1997
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: xvi, 388 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 96047765 (OCoLC)35842613
Additional Authors: Reinarman, Craig
Levine, Harry Gene
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Notes: Invalid LCCN: 96047765
ISBN: 0585091072 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0520202414
ISBN: 0520202422
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents: Crack in context : America's latest demon drug / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine -- The crack attack : politics and media in the crack scare / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine -- In search of Horatio Alger : culture and ideology in the crack economy / Phillipe Bourgois -- The contingent call of the pipe : bingeing and addiction among heavy cocaine smokers / Craig Reinarman ... [et al.] -- Two women who used cocaine too much : class, race, gender, crack, and coke / Sheigla B. Murphy and Marsha Rosenbaum -- Crack and homicide in New York City : a case study in the epidemiology of violence / Paul J. Goldstein ... [et al.] -- The social pharmacology of smokeable cocaine : not all it's cracked up to be / John P. Morgan and Lynn Zimmer -- Crack use in Canada : a distant American cousin / Yuet W. Cheung and Patricia G. Erickson -- Crack in Australia : why is there no problem? / Stephen K. Mugford -- Crack in the Netherlands : effective social policy is effective drug policy / Peter D.A. Cohen -- "When constitutional rights seem too extravagant to endure" : the crack scare's impact on civil rights and liberties / Ira Glasser and Loren Siegel -- The pregnancy police fight the war on drugs / Loren Siegel -- Pattern, purpose, and race in the drug war : the crisis of credibility in criminal justice / Troy Duster -- Drug prohibition in the U.S. : costs, consequences, and alternatives / Ethan A. Nadelmann -- Punitive prohibition in America / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine -- The cultural contradictions of punitive prohibition / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine -- Real opposition, real alternatives : reducing the harms of drug use and drug policy / Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine
OCLC Number: 42856368
ISBN/ISSN: 0585091072