The American Disease: Origins of Narcotic Control / Edition 3

The American Disease: Origins of Narcotic Control / Edition 3

by David F. Musto, Oxford University Press
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195125096

ISBN-13: 9780195125092

Pub. Date: 04/22/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press

A timely and important study in an era of 'crack down on crack' campaigns and controversy surrounding mandatory drug-testing, The American Disease examines the relationship between public outcry and the creation of prohibitive drug laws from the end of the Civil War to the present day.

Overview

A timely and important study in an era of 'crack down on crack' campaigns and controversy surrounding mandatory drug-testing, The American Disease examines the relationship between public outcry and the creation of prohibitive drug laws from the end of the Civil War to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195125092
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/22/1999
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
651,768
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Expanded Edition
Preface
1. The American Disease
2. Diplomats and Reformers
3. The Harrison Act
4. The Search for Cures
5. State and Local Narcotic Control
6. The Federal Assault on Addiction Maintenance
7. The Narcotic Clinic Era
8. The Troubled Twenties
9. Marihuana and the Federal Bureau of Narcotics
10. Federal Support of the Medical Approach
11. The Return of Drug Toleration, 1965-1985
12. Renewed Efforts at Control, 1986-1997
13. The Dynamics of Narcotic Control
Notes
Index

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