The Taming of Cocaine: Cocaine Use in European and American Cities (Criminological Studies)
Based on longitudinal ethnographic fieldwork in the Antwerp club scene and repeated in-depth interviews with 111 experienced cocaine users, the overall theme of the book is the genesis and the development of informal control mechanisms (social sanctions and rituals) among these illegal drug users. The Belgian data are compared consistently to the findings of other comparable community studies in European and American citiesAmsterdam, Rotterdam, Barcelona, Turin, San Francisco, Torontoand in Scotland and Australia.
- Dewey Decimal: 362.2980949322
- Physical Description: 6.0"x9.2"x1.2"; 2.0 lb; 499 pages
- Edition Info: Paperback; 2001-07
- Health, Mind & Body -- Recovery -- Drug Dependency
- Nonfiction -- Current Events -- Poverty -- Social Services & Welfare
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Research
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Sociology -- General
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Sociology -- General AAS
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Statistics
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- General
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- General AAS
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