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Confronting the Drug Control Establishment David Patrick Keys

Confronting the Drug Control Establishment

David Patrick Keys

Published November 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780791443934
Hardcover
235 pages
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In biographical essays dedicated to addicts, Keys (political science, West Texas A&M U.) and Galliher (sociology, U. of Missouri) focus more on the drug experts career than personal life (1905-) though a few photos are included. Influenced byMoreIn biographical essays dedicated to addicts, Keys (political science, West Texas A&M U.) and Galliher (sociology, U. of Missouri) focus more on the drug experts career than personal life (1905-) though a few photos are included. Influenced by the Chicago School of Sociology, Lindesmith is best known for his theory of Opiate Addiction (1947) and drug policy reform stand for treating addicts as ill rather than as criminals (The Addict and the Law, 1965). Appends a bibliography of Lindesmiths writings, a summary of his unpublished papers, and statistics on his citations in the Social Sciences Citation Index (1966-94).