The social life of drugs.

  title={The social life of drugs.},
  author={Cameron Duff},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  volume={24 3},
The contention that alcohol and other drug (AOD) use is medited in a social context is the principal condition of a social science f harm reduction (Rhodes, 2009, pp. 193–195). It is equally implicit n all ‘social explanations’ of the problems sometimes associated ith this use. Indeed, it seems that the very promise of a social cience of drugs is beholden to the conviction that social forces ntervene somehow in the course of AOD consumption, changing t in ways that are amenable to empirical… CONTINUE READING
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