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Substance Use and Abuse
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Introduction The Anomie Perspective The Career Perspective The Conflict Perspective The Functionalist Perspective The Rational Choice Perspective The Social Control Perspective The Social Disorganization Perspective The Social Learning Perspective The Social Reaction Perspective The Subculture Perspective Conclusion References Index

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Examines substance use and abuse from a variety of sociological perspectives.

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VICTOR N. SHAW is Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, California State University, Northridge.

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?[a] usable guide to the theoretical terrain underlying drugs and alcohol research, Each chapter provides a clear overview of the intellectual traditions of each perspective and offers concrete suggestions for incorporating theoretical concepts in applied research methods. In particular, the book has potential as a reference source to help sociologists doing applied drug research submit more theoretically grounded papers to academic journals.?-Contemporary Sociology

?Shaw has insightfully and successfully compiled all the major sociological theories and perspectives for explaining drug use and abuse into one volume....Essential. Anyone researching and seeking theoretical explanations about drug use.?-Choice

"�a� usable guide to the theoretical terrain underlying drugs and alcohol research, Each chapter provides a clear overview of the intellectual traditions of each perspective and offers concrete suggestions for incorporating theoretical concepts in applied research methods. In particular, the book has potential as a reference source to help sociologists doing applied drug research submit more theoretically grounded papers to academic journals."-Contemporary Sociology

"Shaw has insightfully and successfully compiled all the major sociological theories and perspectives for explaining drug use and abuse into one volume....Essential. Anyone researching and seeking theoretical explanations about drug use."-Choice

"[a] usable guide to the theoretical terrain underlying drugs and alcohol research, Each chapter provides a clear overview of the intellectual traditions of each perspective and offers concrete suggestions for incorporating theoretical concepts in applied research methods. In particular, the book has potential as a reference source to help sociologists doing applied drug research submit more theoretically grounded papers to academic journals."-Contemporary Sociology

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