Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses

Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses

by Mimi Nichter

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814758397
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 02/13/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Professor in the School of Anthropology, University of Arizona where she holds joint appointments in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences and the
College of Public Health. She is the author of Fat Talk: What Girls and Their Parents Say About Dieting.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments ix

1. “It’s No Big Deal” 1

2. Profiles and Progressions 24

3. Smoking and Drinking: “It’s Like Milk and Cookies!” 45

4. What’s Gender Got to Do with It? 74

5. Reconsidering Smoking as a Weight-Control Strategy 101

6. The Slippery Slope 120

7. Tipping Points: Stress, Boredom, and Romance 148

8. Quit Talk 169

9. Looking Forward: Uncertain Trajectories 194

Appendix: Methods 207

Notes 219

References 233

Index 253

About the Author 263

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