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Habits: Remaking Addiction

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What is 'addiction'? What does it say about us, our social arrangements and our political preoccupations? Where is it going as an idea and what is at stake in its ongoing production? Drawing on ethnographic research, interviews and media and policy texts, this book traces the remaking of addiction in contemporary Western societies.

Auteur
Suzanne Fraser is Associate Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia. She leads the Social Studies of Addiction Concepts Research Program and has published widely on drug use, health, the body and science.
David Moore is Professor at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University, Australia. He leads the Ethnographic Research Program and has written extensively on the social and cultural contexts of alcohol and other drug use.
Helen Keane is Senior Lecturer in the School of Sociology at the Australian National University. She has written extensively on alcohol and other drug use, pharmaceutical drugs, understandings of addiction and harm reduction. She is the author of What's Wrong with Addiction?


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What is 'addiction'? What does it say about us, our social arrangements and our political preoccupations? Where is it going as an idea and what is at stake in its ongoing production? Drawing on ethnographic research, interviews and media and policy texts, this book traces the remaking of addiction in contemporary Western societies.



Contenu
Introduction 1. Models of Addiction 2. Stabilising Stimulants: Amphetamine Dependence and Methamphetamine Addiction 3. Making Methamphetamine in Drug Policy and Consumer Accounts 4. A field in Disarray? The Constitution of Alcohol Addiction in Expert Debates 5. Assembling Alcohol Problems: Young People and Drinking 6. Junk: the Neuroscience of Food Addiction and Obesity 7. Stepping to the Side of Addiction: Everyday Realities of Overeating and Obesity Conclusion: a Multiverse of Habits 'Addicting' Science, Policy and Experience

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Habits: Remaking Addiction
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781137316776
ISBN: 978-1-137-31677-6
Protection contre la copie numérique: filigrane numérique
Format: eBook (pdf)
Editeur: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Sociologie
nombre de pages: 288
Parution: 25.04.2014
Année: 2014
Sous-titre: Englisch
Taille de fichier: 1.6 MB