Habits: Remaking Addiction (Paperback)

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Introduction 1. Models of Addiction 2. Stabilising Stimulants: Amphetamine Dependence and Methamphetamine Addiction 3. Making Methamphetamine in Drug Policy and Consumer Accounts 4. A field in Disarray? The Constitution of Alcohol Addiction in Expert Debates 5. Assembling Alcohol Problems: Young People and Drinking 6. Junk: the Neuroscience of Food Addiction and Obesity 7. Stepping to the Side of Addiction: Everyday Realities of Overeating and Obesity Conclusion: a Multiverse of Habits - 'Addicting' Science, Policy and Experience.

About the Author


Suzanne Fraser is Associate Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia. She leads the Social Studies of Addiction Concepts Research Program and has published widely on drug use, health, the body and science. David Moore is Professor at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University, Australia. He leads the Ethnographic Research Program and has written extensively on the social and cultural contexts of alcohol and other drug use. Helen Keane is Senior Lecturer in the School of Sociology at the Australian National University. She has written extensively on alcohol and other drug use, pharmaceutical drugs, understandings of addiction and harm reduction. She is the author of What's Wrong with Addiction?


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349338887
ISBN-10: 1349338885
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2014
Pages: 272
Language: English