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Drugs in American Society

7th Edition
Publication Date: May 29, 2007
ISBN:0073401498 / 9780073401492
Language: English
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Imprint: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. Dimensions: 9.1 X 7.3 Inches (US)
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Goode's Drugs in American Society 7/e is a well-respected, brief investigation of the full range of psychoactive drug use; from legal, medical and perscription use to criminal, recreational use and from casual use to addiction. Objective pro and con accounts on important issues like treatment, education, rehabilitation, and legalization give students a thorough understanding of the topics. The new seventh edition continues to provide the most balanced and up-to-date coverage in an accessible, engaging style.

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface



Part 1 INTRODUCTION



Chapter 1: Drugs: A Sociological Perspective

Chapter 2: Drugs: A Pharmacological Perspective

Chapter 3: Theories of Drug Use

Chapter 4: Controlling Drugs: The Historical Context

Chapter 5: Drugs in the News



Part 2 DRUG USE: METHODS AND DATA



Chapter 6: How Do We Know It’s True? Methods of Research

Chapter 7: Historical Trends in Drug Consumption: From Past to Current Use



Part 3 DRUGS AND THEIR USE



Chapter 8: Legal Drugs: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Psychotherapeutic Drugs

Chapter 9: Marijuana, LSD, and Club Drugs

Chapter 10: Stimulants: Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, and Crack

Chapter 11: Heroin and the Narcotics



Part 4 DRUGS, CRIME, AND DRUG CONTROL



Chapter 12: Drugs and Crime: What’s the Connection?

Chapter 13: The Illicit Drug Industry

Chapter 14: Drug Control: Law Enforcement, Drug Courts, Drug Treatment

Chapter 15: Legalization, Decriminalization, and Harm Reduction



Appendix: Drug-Related Websites

Glossary

References





DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface



PART 1 INTRODUCTION



Chapter 1: Drugs: A Sociological Perspective



WHAT IS A DRUG?

Medical Utility

Illegality

Psychoactivity

Defining Drugs: A Summary

DRUG USE AND DRUG ABUSE

TYPES OF DRUG USE

Legal Instrumental Use

Legal Recreational Use

Illegal Instrumental Use

Illegal Recreational Use

THREE ERAS OF DRUG USE: TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIOECONOMIC CHANGE

AN OVERVIEW OF DRUG USE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: The Illegal Instrumental Use of Adderall, an Amphetamine

QUESTIONS



Chapter 2: Drugs: A Pharmacological Perspective



DRUG ACTION

A FEW BASIC PHARMACOLOGICAL CONCEPTS

The Acute-Chronic Distinction

The ED/LD Ratio

Drug Tolerance

Drug Fate

FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE DRUG ACTION

Route of Administration

Dose

Potency and Purity

Drug Mixing

DRUG DEPENDENCE

A CLASSIFICATION OF PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS AND THEIR EFFECTS

Stimulants

Sedative/Hypnotics

Narcotics

Hallucinogens/Psychedelics

Marijuana

Ecstasy

APPENDIX: DRUG NAMES

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: Multiple Drug Use

QUESTIONS



Chapter 3: Theories of Drug Use



BIOLOGICAL THEORIES

Genetic Factors

Metabolic Imbalance

PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORIES

Reinforcement

Inadequate Personality

Problem-Behavior Proneness

SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES

Anomie Theory

Social Control and Self-Control Theory

Social Learning and Subculture Theory

Selective Interaction/Socialization

A Conflict Theory of Drug Abuse

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: Multiple Drug Use

QUESTIONS



Chapter 4: Controlling Drugs: The Historical Context



DRUG USE IN NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICA

Medical Drug Use

Cocaine-Based "Soft" Drinks

Medical, Scientific, and Technological Innovations

Numbers of Addicts and Abusers

THE MOVEMENT TO PROHIBIT ALCOHOL: 1784-1920

EARLY ANTI-OPIUM LEGISLATION

THE PURE FOOD AND DRUG ACT OF 1906

THE SHANGHAI COMMISSION AND THE HAGUE COMMITTEE

THE HARRISON ACT, 1914

THE IMPACT OF THE HARRISON ACT: DID IT MAKE MATTERS WORSE?

THE MARIHUANA TAX ACT, 1937

THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT AND THE NIXON/FORD ADMINISTRATION

THE BACKLASH GATHERS STRENGTH: THE CARTER YEARS

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS



Chapter 5: Drugs in the News



ARE THE NEWS MEDIA BIASED?

FOUR THEORIES OF MEDIA BIAS

SENSATIONALISM IN THE MEDIA: THE DRUG STORY

NEW DRUGS IN THE MEDIA: VIOLENCE, INSANITY, AND GENETIC DAMAGE

Marijuana in the 1930s

LSD in the 1960s

PCP in the 1970s

Crack in the 1980s

Methamphetamine: The Late 1980s to the 2000s

TELLING A STORY MEETS FACTUAL ACCURACY: THE JANET COOK SAGA

MEDIA ACCOUNTS OF CRACK-RELATED HOMICIDE, 1985 to 1990

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS



Part 2 DRUG USE: METHODS AND DATA



Chapter 6: How Do We Know It’s True: Methods of Research



SOCIAL RESEARCH ON DRUG USE: AN INTRODUCTION

Lying

Sampling

Statistics

RATES OF DRUG USE: AN INTRODUCTION

ARRESTEE DRUG ABUSE MONITORING PROGRAM (ADAM)

DRUG ABUSE WARNING NETWORK (DAWN)

MONITORING THE FUTURE (MTF)

NATIONAL SURVEY ON DRUG USE AND HEALTH (NSDUH)

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS



Chapter 7: Historical Trends in Drug Consumption: From Past to Current Use



RATES AND PATTERNS OF DRUG USE: THE BASICS

Overall Prevalence Rates

Continuance or “Loyalty” Rates

Consumption Levels

Life-Cycle Rates

TRENDS OVER TIME: AN INTRODUCTION

ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, 1700s to 1919

ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION DURING PROHIBITION

REPEAL: ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, 1933 TO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

DRUG USE TRENDS OVER TIME: 1960s TO 1979

DRUG USE: THE 1980s TO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNTS: Marijuana Use (1967), Heroin Abuse (1971), Ecstasy Use (1988), Multiple Drug Use (1996), Multiple Drug Use (2003)

QUESTIONS



Part 3 DRUGS AND THEIR USE



Chapter 8: Legal Drugs: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Psychotherapeutic Drugs



ALCOHOL: AN INTRODUCTION

ACUTE EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL

ACUTE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION: ACCIDENTS, DISEASE, AND SOCIAL COST

ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION TODAY

WHO DRINKS? WHO DOESN’T?

TOBACCO: AN INTRODUCTION

TOBACCO: MEDICAL HARM

TOBACCO: A BRIEF HISTORY

THE DECLINE OF SMOKING

PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC DRUGS: AN INTRODUCTION

SEDATIVE/HYPNOTICS

TRANQUILIZERS

ANTIPSYCHOTICS

ANTIDEPRESSANTS

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: My Experiences with Alcohol

QUESTIONS



Chapter 9: Marijuana, LSD, and Club Drugs



MARIJUANA: AN INTRODUCTION

ACUTE EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA

CHRONIC EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA

WHO USES MARIJUANA?

Age

Sex

Peer Influences

Unconventionality

THE “GATEWAY” HYPOTHESIS: THE PROGRESSION TO MORE DANGEROUS DRUGS

The Pharmacological School

The Sociocultural School

The Predisposition School

MARIJUANA AS MEDICINE

LSD AND THE HALLUCINOGENS: AN INTRODUCTION

SUBJECTIVE EFFECTS OF HALLUCINOGENIC DRUGS

GENETIC DAMAGE

LSD: CONTINUANCE RATES AND FREQUENCIES OF USE

CLUB DRUGS

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: Raving

QUESTIONS



Chapter 10: Stimulants: Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, and Crack



AMPHETAMINE

METHAMPHETAMINE

COCAINE

CRACK

DOES THE CIA PEDDLE CRACK?

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: Crack Cocaine

QUESTIONS



Chapter 11: Heroin and the Narcotics



NARCOTIC DRUGS: AN INTRODUCTION

THE USE AND ABUSE OF NARCOTICS TODAY

WHY TURN ON? THE USER’S PERSPECTIVE

KICKING HEROIN

HEROIN ADDICTION: MYTH AND REALITY

CONTROLLED OPIATE USE

HEROIN AND AIDS

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: OxyContin Addiction

QUESTIONS



Part 4 DRUGS, CRIME, AND DRUG CONTROL



Chapter 12: Drugs and Crime: What’s the Connection?



WHAT’S THE NATURE OF THE DRUG-CRIME LINK?

DRUGS AND CRIME: THREE MODELS

The Enslavement Model

The Predisposition Model

The Intensification Model

THE DRUGS/VIOLENCE NEXUS: THREE MODELS

The Psychopharmacological Model

The Economic-Compulsive Model

The Systemic Model

Which Model Makes the Most Sense?

THE ROLE OF COCAINE USE IN VIOLENT BEHAVIOR

HEROIN ADDICTION AND VIOLENCE

ALCOHOL AND VIOLENCE

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: Drugs and Crime

QUESTIONS



Chapter 13: The Illicit Drug Industry



THE MYTH OF THE SIZE OF THE DRUG TRADE

THE MYTH OF MARKET CENTRALIZATION IN THE DRUG TRADE

THE MYTH OF THE DRUG TRADE AS AN ECONOMIC LIABILITY

WHERE DO DRUGS COME FROM?

Heroin

Cocaine

Marijuana

Methamphetamine

Ecstasy

LSD

Purely Synthetic Drugs: A Summary

FACTORS THAT FACILITATE THE ILLICIT DRUG TRADE

The Collapse of the Soviet Union

Economic Privatization

Money Laundering

Globalization

Poverty

Weak or Corrupt Local and Federal Governments

THE STREET SELLER-TO-USER TRANSACTION: FOUR VIEWS

The Street-Level Economics of Heroin Abuse

Delinquent Gangs

Selling Crack in El Barrio

Class and Ethnic Styles of Dealing

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: Dealing Cocaine

QUESTIONS



Chapter 14: Drug Control: Law Enforcement, Drug Courts, Drug Treatment



DRUG USE AND THE CRIME RATE VS ARREST AND INCARCERATION

PROHIBITION: THE PUNITIVE MODEL

Two Punitive Arguments

Drug Control: The Current System

Summary

THE DRUG WAR AS IDEOLOGY

DRUG ASSET FORFEITURE

PROACTIVE POLICING AGAINST STREET LEVEL TRAFFICKING

DOES PROHIBITION WORK?

DRUG COURTS: TREATMENT, NOT PUNISHMENT

DRUG TREATMENT

Tops

Datos

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

ACCOUNT: Arrest and Incarceration

QUESTIONS



Chapter 15: Legalization, Decriminalization, and Harm Reduction



LEGALIZATION: AN INTRODUCTION

WHY DO LEGALIZERS BELIEVE CRIMINALIZATION CAN’T WORK?

FOUR PROPOSALS TO REFORM THE DRUG LAWS

Legalization

Decriminalization

Prescription and Maintenance Models

Harm Reduction

WILL DRUG USE/ABUSE RISE UNDER LEGALIZATION?

Does Criminalization Ever Lower Demand?

National Alcohol Prohibition (1920-1933)

Legalization and Use: Two Issues

Worst Case Scenario

Human Nature

Using Drugs, Drug Effects

Frequencies of Use

The Hassle Factor

Cost

Continuance Rates

PROGRESSIVE LEGALIZERS VS PROGRESSIVE PROHIBITIONISTS

Progressive Legalizers

Progressive Prohibitionists

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS



REFERENCES

APPENDIX: DRUG-RELATED WEBSITES

AUTHOR INDEX

SUBJECT INDEX

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