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  • ISBN: 9780312042073
  • ISBN10: 0312042078

Drugs in Adolescent Worlds

by Glassner, Barry A Loughlin, Julia

  • List Price: $48.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publish date: 08/01/1990
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Drug use by adolescents is usually viewed as the result of personal vulnerability to peer pressures or drug pushers. This book provides a new perspective which is sociological rather than epidemiological, understanding patterns of drug-taking in the context of ordinary social interaction. In this social worlds analysis, adolescents' own concerns with boredom, depression, social identity, friendship, access to drugs, self-control and folk pharmacology replace the professionals' focus on deviant behaviour. Both drug-taking and drug-abstaining are analysed as decisions made within social worlds made up of peers and family.
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