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- DescriptionDrugs and the American Dream presents an up-to-date anthology of contemporary readings that explore the myriad sociological correlates of licit and illicit drug use in the U.S. Featuring contributions from leading experts in the field, the book addresses topics such as the origins and evolution of drug use in the U.S.
- Author BiographyPatricia A. Adler is Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her areas of interest are deviant behavior, social psychology, and qualitative methods. Her classic book, Wheeling and Dealing (1993), was one of the first explorations of upper-level drug dealers and smugglers. Peter Adler is Professor of Sociology at the University of Denver. His areas of interest are sociology of drugs, sociology of sport, and symbolic interactionism. Along with Patricia, he has written many books, including Backboards & Blackboards (1991), Peer Power (1998), Paradise Laborers (2004), and The Tender Cut (2011). Together, the Adlers were honored with the 2010 George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. Patrick K. O'Brien is a doctoral candidatein Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. In 2010, O'Brien won the Outstanding Graduate Student Paper from the Drinking and Drugs Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication09/02/2012
- GenreLaw: General & Reference
- Place of PublicationChichester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
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- Weight782 g
- Width188 mm
- Height245 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited byPatricia A. Adler,Patrick K. O'Brien,Peter Adler
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