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The intentionally unseen : exploring the illicit drug use of non-treatment seeking drug users in Scotland

@inproceedings{McPhee2012TheIU,
  title={The intentionally unseen : exploring the illicit drug use of non-treatment seeking drug users in Scotland},
  author={Iain McPhee},
  year={2012}
}
There is a perception that drug use is a serious and growing problem to be solved by medicine, social work and drug enforcement agencies. This thesis takes a critical standpoint again such populist views and interprets drug use as one of any number of normal activities that people engage. This qualitative research utilising a bricoleur ethnographic methodology focuses on the drug taking of non-treatment seeking illegal drug users. The data reveals that they manage several social identities and… Expand

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