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The Drugtakers: The Social Meaning Of Drug Use by Jock Young

Lucas marked it as to-read May 07, Rich B added it Jan 26, It has been observed, for example, that when non-addicts were given small injections of heroin or placebos without knowing which, those who received the placebos reported somewhat greater pleasurable effects than those who took heroin. In another instance an individual who claimed that she felt nothing from two closely spaced injections amused her addicted companions by rubbing her nose violently while she made her complaints.

So-called “drug psychoses ” can be interpreted as the anxiety reaction of a naive user drugtalers by his fear that the temporary symptoms of drug use represent a permanent derangement of his mind.

Reynaldo Mata is currently reading it Nov 13, For the rapper, see Yung Joc. Aditya Kaushik rated it it was amazing Nov 22, Mariam is jocj reading it Dec 18, Open Preview See a Problem? In The Drugtakers. Trivia About The Drugtakers: A tingling or itching sensation in the nose or other parts of the body is the common effect of a large initial dose. For the British slalom canoeist, see Jock Young canoer. The same relationships were taken up, in a different context, by Jock in The New Criminology in when he discussed Eysenck’s conception of youg nature On another page you will find Olorumyomi Omowunmi’s outline of Jock Young’s division of social perspectives into absolutist and relativist.


His PhD was an ethnography of drug use in Notting Hill, West London, out of which he developed the concept of moral panic. Wikiquote has quotations related to: His work has been translated into eleven languages.

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For example, a man who experimented with opiates in the presence of two addicts reported that he felt nothing except nausea, which occurred about half an hour after injection. Lest she be fogotten: Twenty-seven of his articles were published as book chapters, whilst essays from his early work in the s to today are regularly reproduced in readers and in translation.

They all smoked marijuana regularly, most of them every day or every other day. In he completed a new introduction to the anniversary edition of The New Criminology. Little fighting arose in drinking parties, and there was no evidence of lowered inhibition in erotic behaviour. Views Read Edit View history.

The Drugtakers: The Social Meaning Of Drug Use

Thus, for example, in one study of the function of alcohol in a primitive Mexican culture located in the mountains of Chiapas few of the more extreme types of behaviour which arise in connection with intoxication in our culture were found to rhe.


Eight chronic users of marijuana also participated, both to “assay” the quality of marijuana drugtakerw from the Federal Bureau of Narcotics and to enable the experimenters to standardize the protocol, using subjects familiar with their responses to the drug.

Freya Walker marked it as to-read Apr 24, To ask other readers questions about The Drugtakersplease sign up. Vanessa Melo marked it as to-read Aug 30, He completed a trilogy of books about social life and sociological research in late modernity, The Exclusive SocietyThe Vertigo of Yong Modernity and The Criminological Imagination Jock Young was educated at the London School of Economics.

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With his colleagues, most notably John Lea and Roger Matthewshe developed drigtakers realist criminology in a series of books including the Penguin Special: Publication of Jock Young ‘s The Drugtakers preceded the Misuse of Drugs Act by a few months and suggested that the further criminalisation of drug-use might exacerbate rather than solve the problem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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