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American Disease : Origins of Narcotic Control

American Disease : Origins of Narcotic Control - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0195125092

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ISBN13: 978-0195125092
ISBN10: 0195125096
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 99
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 1999
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American Disease : Origins of Narcotic Control - 3RD 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195125092

David F. Musto

ISBN13: 978-0195125092
ISBN10: 0195125096
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 99
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

The American Disease is a classic study of the development of drug laws in the U.S. Supporting the theory that Americans' attitudes toward drugs have followed a cyclic pattern of tolerance and restraint, author David Musto examines the relations between public outcry and the creation of prohibitive drug laws from the end of the Civil War to the present day. Originally published in 1973, with an expanded edition in 1987, this third edition contains a new chapter and preface that cover the renewed debate on policy and drug legislation from the end of the Reagan administration to the present Clinton administration.

"Musto makes a persuasive case for thoughtful deliberation when framing a policy against the use and abuse of drugs. He is a national asset."

--the late Fred W. Friendly, former Director of Seminars on Media and Society, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism..

"Mandatory reading....An important work of historical clarification....Musto tells a rich and significant story, enlivened by the foibles, myopia and hysteria of several generations of Americans, including this one."

--The New York Times Book Review.

"The best single text around on the evolution of our narcotics laws and the political and social climate that shaped them."

--The Washington Post Book World.

Author Bio

Musto, David F. : Yale University

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Expanded Edition
Preface


1. The American Disease
2. Diplomats and Reformers
3. The Harrison Act
4. The Search for Cures
5. State and Local Narcotic Control
6. The Federal Assault on Addiction Maintenance
7. The Narcotic Clinic Era
8. The Troubled Twenties
9. Marihuana and the Federal Bureau of Narcotics
10. Federal Support of the Medical Approach
11. The Return of Drug Toleration, 1965-1985
12. Renewed Efforts at Control, 1986-1997
13. The Dynamics of Narcotic Control


Notes
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