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Cultures of Intoxication

Key Issues and Debates

Editors: Hutton, Fiona (Ed.)

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  • Draws on key researchers to consider the debates around intoxication and society
  • Asks whether we respond adequately to intoxication in terms of harm reduction
  • Considers how intoxication is experienced by diverse groups
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This book considers the global discourses and debates about ‘intoxication’, engaging in critical academic discussion around this concept. The problems in defining intoxication are considered, alongside the meanings of intoxication and how these meanings often differ across diverse drug using populations. The way that intoxication has been engaged with over the centuries has affected how particular groups are perceived and responded to, resulting in punitive responses such as drug prohibition, alongside harsh treatment of those who are seen to transgress societal norms and values. Therefore, this collection seeks to unsettle dominant discourses about intoxication and to consider this concept in new, critical ways. Ways of being intoxicated are also defined in this book in their broadest sense; from ‘energy drinks’ and other legal drugs, to recreational use of illicit drugs such as ecstasy, to ‘problematic’ drug use. 

About the authors

Fiona Hutton is Associate Professor at the Institute of Criminology, Victoria University, New Zealand. She has taught and researched in the academic discipline of Criminology - specifically in the areas of criminological theory, gender, youth crime and cultures, drug policy, harm reduction, alcohol and other drugs - for the past twenty years. 

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cultures of Intoxication
Book Subtitle
Key Issues and Debates
Editors
  • Fiona Hutton
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-35284-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-35284-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-35283-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 343
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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