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Creating the American junkie : addiction research in the classic era of narcotic control / Caroline Jean Acker.
- Acker, Caroline Jean, 1947-
About this work
Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002.
276 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. -260) and index.
Heroin addiction and urban vice reform -- The opportunistic approach -- The technological fix: the search for a nonaddicting analgesic -- Constructing the addict career -- The junkie as psychopath -- Healing vision and bureaucratic reality -- The addict in the social body.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineFCF.6 Open shelves