Criminal Artefacts: Governing Drugs and Users

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Attitudes toward crime, criminals, and rehabilitation have shifted considerably, yet the idea that there is a causal link between drug addiction and crime prevails. As law reformers call for addiction treatment as a remedy to the failing war on drugs, it is also time to consider the serious implications of joining legal and therapeutic practices in an assumedly benevolent bid to cure the offender.Inspired by the works of Foucault, Latour, and Goffman, "Criminal Artefacts" casts doubt on the assumption that drugs lie at the ...

Criminal Artefacts: Governing Drugs and Users 2008, UBC Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774813877

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Criminal Artefacts: Governing Drugs and Users 2007, UBC Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780774813860

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