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NCJ Number: 41957 Find in a Library
Title: DRUGTAKING, REACTION AND THE SUBTERRANEAN WORLD OF PLAY (FROM SOCIOLOGY OF CRIME AND DELINQUENCY IN BRITAIN, V2 THE NEW CRIMINOLOGIES, 1976, BY PAUL WILES - SEE NCJ - 41955)
Author(s): J YOUNG
Corporate Author: Martin Robertson and Co Ltd
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 21
Sponsoring Agency: Martin Robertson and Co Ltd
London, N 1 8HL, England
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE CONTRASTS TWO POPULARLY APPROACHED EXPLANATIONS OF DRUG-TAKING, CALLED BY THE AUTHOR ABSOLUTISM AND RELATIVISM.
Abstract: THE FACTORS WHICH DETERMINE THE INTENSITY, DIRECTION, AND NATURE OF SOCIAL REACTION AGAINST THE DRUG TAKER ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. THE SUBTERRANEAN VALUES EMBRACING THE CONSUMPTION OF DRUGS FOR PURELY RECREATIONAL AND HEDONISTIC PURPOSES ARE ANALYZED....MSP
Index Term(s): Deviance; Drug abuse; Drug abuse causes; Drug offenders; Social organization
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