Cover of: Drugs And Popular Culture | Paul Manning Read Online
Share

Drugs And Popular Culture Drugs, Media And Identity in Contemporary Society by Paul Manning

  • 658 Want to read
  • ·
  • 55 Currently reading

Published by Willan Publishing (UK) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crime & criminology,
  • Popular culture,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Self-Help,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Criminology,
  • Popular Culture - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8951114M
ISBN 101843922118
ISBN 109781843922117

Download Drugs And Popular Culture

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

“We live in a drug culture! Drugs are everywhere and touted as the panacea for every ailment in our society. We have drugs for hyper children, drugs for depression—some of the most insidious drugs ever—, drugs for allergies, drugs for acne, drugs for emphysema and drugs for erectile disfunction—maybe the most useful of them all. The particular focus of the book is upon drug consumption as popular culture. It aims to provide an accessible collection of chapters and readings that will explore drug use in popular culture in a. The particular focus of the book is upon drug consumption as popular culture. It aims to provide an accessible collection of chapters and readings that will explore drug use in popular culture in a way that is relevant to undergraduates and postgraduates studying a variety of courses, including criminology, sociology, media studies, health care and social work.   Drugs and Popular Culture in the Age of New Media Pages pages This book examines the history of popular drug cultures and mediated drug education, and the ways in which new media - including social networking and video file-sharing sites - transform the symbolic framework in which drugs and drug culture are by: 2.

Drugs and popular culture: drugs, media and identity in contemporary society. The use of illegal drugs is so common that a number of commentators now refer to the 'normalisation' of drug consumption. It is surprising, then, that to date very little academic work has explored drug use as part of contemporary popular culture. This book examines the history of popular drug cultures and mediated drug education, and the ways in which new media—including social networking and video file-sharing sites—transform the symbolic framework in which drugs and drug culture are represented. Popular appearances: Although many pop culture references to methamphetamines exist, one in particular has changed public perceptions of the drug forever. In , AMC's Breaking Bad series brought meth culture out of the trailer park and into 10 million American homes.   The particular focus of the book is upon drug consumption as popular culture. It aims to provide an accessible collection of chapters and readings that will explore drug use in popular culture in a way that is relevant to undergraduates and postgraduates studying a variety of courses, including criminology, sociology, media studies, health care and social :

An updated guide to the culture of intoxicants. Many critics consider Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, published in , to be the first explicit exploration of the.   (). Drugs and popular culture: Drugs, media and identity in contemporary society. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy: Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. Cited by: 1. DOI link for Drugs and Popular Culture. Drugs and Popular Culture book. Drugs and Popular Culture. DOI link for Drugs and Popular Culture. Drugs and Popular Culture book. Edited By Paul Manning. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 January Cited by: 2.   The particular focus of the book is upon drug consumption as popular culture. It aims to provide an accessible collection of chapters and readings that will explore drug use in popular culture in a way that is relevant to undergraduates and postgraduates studying a variety of courses, including criminology, sociology, media studies, health care 4/5(2).