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Author Acker, Caroline Jean, 1947-

Title Creating the American junkie [electronic resource] : addiction research in the classic era of narcotic control / Caroline Jean Acker.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 276 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Heroin addiction and urban vice reform -- The opportunistic approach -- The technological fix : the search for a nonaddicting analgesic -- Constructing the addict career -- The junkie as psychopath -- Healing vision and bureaucratic reality -- The addict in the social body.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Heroin abuse -- Social aspects -- United States.
Heroin abuse -- Research -- United States.
Drug addiction -- Research -- United States.
Drug addicts -- Research -- United States.
Drug addicts -- Government policy -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0801867983 (hc : alk. paper)

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