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  • Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds

    1st Edition

    By Fay Dennis

    Drug use is widely understood in terms of its subjects, substances and settings. But what happens when these distinctions start to blur? Injecting Bodies in More-than-Human Worlds moves away from a hierarchical conceptualisation of drug use based on its subjects and their objects, offering unique…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Alcohol, Power and Public Health

    A Comparative Study of Alcohol Policy, 1st Edition

    By Shane Butler, Karen Elmeland, Betsy Thom, James Nicholls

    In recent years, the reduction of alcohol-related harm has emerged as a major policy issue across Europe. Public health advocates, supported by the World Health Organisation, have challenged an approach that targets problem-drinking individuals, calling instead for governments to control…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Social Science of the Syringe

    A Sociology of Injecting Drug Use, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Vitellone

    This book addresses the history of harm reduction. It evaluates the consequences and constraints, stakes and costs of the policy of needle exchange for the purposes of harm prevention and health research. Vitellone situates the syringe at the centre of empirical research and theoretical analysis,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Doping and Public Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist, Göran Svedsäter

    Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Sport and Alcohol

    An ethical perspective, 1st Edition

    By Carwyn Rh. Jones

    There is a clear sense in which sport has played, and continues to play an important role in the normalization and legitimization of routine, excessive and problem drinking; sport and alcohol have become inextricably linked. Alcohol companies provide funding in the form of sponsorship, fans consume…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Drinking Dilemmas

    Space, culture and identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Thurnell-Read

    Drinking and drunkenness have become a focal point for political and media debates to contest notions of responsibility, discipline and risk; yet, at the same time, academic studies have highlighted the positive aspects of drinking in relation to sociability, belonging and identity. These issues…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • The Politics of Narcotic Drugs

    A Survey, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Buxton

    THE POLITICS OF NARCOTIC DRUGS: A Survey aims to explore the complexities of the drugs trade, and the political challenges and opportunities that exist for more effective approaches to the issues involved. The various sections of this volume provide the reader with an insight into the numerous…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Europa Politics of ... series

  • A History of Alcohol and Drugs in Modern South Asia

    Intoxicating Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harald Fischer-Tiné, Jana Tschurenev

    At the beginning of the 21st century, alcoholism, transnational drug trafficking and drug addiction constitute major problems in various South Asian countries. The production, circulation and consumption of intoxicating substances created (and responded to) social upheavals in the region and had…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Why We Take Drugs

    Seeking Excess and Communion in the Modern World, 1st Edition

    By Tom Yardley

    In older cultures, the use of intoxicant drugs was integrated into the rhythms of social existence and bounded by rituals and taboos that ensured their dangerous forces were contained and channelled. In modern western societies, by contrast, the state and the institutions of society have washed…

    Hardback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge

  • A History of Drugs

    Drugs and Freedom in the Liberal Age, 1st Edition

    By Toby Seddon

    Why are some psychoactive substances regarded as ‘dangerous drugs’, to be controlled by the criminal law within a global prohibition regime, whilst others – from alcohol and tobacco, through to those we call ‘medicines’ – are seen and regulated very differently? A History of Drugs traces a…

    Hardback – 2009-12-07
    Routledge-Cavendish

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