Substance Use and Abuse: Sociological Perspectives


This unique consideration and analysis illustrates that no single view on substance use and abuse is absolute or sacred. Therefore, considering the issues from a variety of sociological perspectives will bring greater understanding to a pervasive social problem that continues to plague American society. This book represents the first academic effort to apply major sociological theories to the field of substance use and Greenwood Publishing Group Bolero Ozon. Substance Use and Abuse: The Rational Choice Perspective.

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While the issues of substance use and abuse have been addressed from a variety of perspectives and approaches, the fundamental social issues have not been. Substance Use and Abuse. Sociological Perspectives. by Victor N. Shaw. Examines substance use and abuse from a variety of sociological perspectives.

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