Expanding Addiction: Critical Essays

Expanding Addiction: Critical Essays

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The study of addiction is dominated by a narrow disease ideology that leads to biological reductionism. In this short volume, editors Granfield and Reinarman make clear the importance of a more balanced contextual approach to addiction by bringing to light critical perspectives that expose the historical and cultural interstices in which the disease concept of addiction is constructed and deployed. The readings selected for this anthology include both classic foundational pieces and cutting-edge contemporary works that constitute critical addiction studies. This book is a welcome addition to drugs or addiction courses in sociology, criminal justice, mental health, clinical psychology, social work, and counseling.Mudd then presented the plan he and others had devised to address the obesity problem. Merely getting the ... a€œWe are saying that the industry should make a sincere effort to be part of the solution, a€ Mudd concluded. a€œAnd that by doing so, weanbsp;...

Title:Expanding Addiction: Critical Essays
Author:Robert Granfield, Craig Reinarman
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-12-09


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