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Marijuana use and social control

  • 238 Pages
  • 3.88 MB
  • English
Academic Press , London, New York
Marijuana -- Social asp
StatementJohn Auld.
LC ClassificationsHV5822.M3 A9
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 238 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4116889M
ISBN 10012068280X
LC Control Number80042374

Drug use must be understood within the larger context of deviance. Certainly, the tendency to examine drug use in isolation from the more general study of delinquent behavior requires redress.

By definition, illicit drug use is delinquent behavior. In the present paper, a theory of delinquent behavior is applied to marijuana use. A powerful explanation of marijuana use is offered by this Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Auld, John.

Marijuana use and social control. London ; New York: Academic Press, (OCoLC) MARIJUANA USE AND SOCIAL CONTROL. Richard Brotman. Division of Community Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, New York Medical College, New York, N.

Search for more papers by this author. Frederic by: 3. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Routledge Get Books Marijuana seeks to bring to the reader the whole configuration of this problem, which, like the Sexual Revolution and the New Politics, was at the heart of the alienation felt by many young people during the second half of the s and the fears of social breakdown voiced by many.

The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Marijuana use and social control book. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press.

[Google Scholar]), showing how, in contrast to criminalization, the legal-medical model offers the Marijuana use and social control book potent forms of social control at the structural, cultural, and interactional levels of Cited by: Among past-year users, odds of moderate/great risk perception were lower among those who used marijuana more frequently (AOR =95% CI = – for + days of use compared to 1–   This book tracks the political history and specific political actions associated with the diffusion of state-level marijuana decriminalization.

It provides an integrated chronology of policy diffusion to show how social and cultural changes have impacted the shift from anti- to pro-marijuana political : Nikolay Anguelov. Marijuana Use and Social Control. Drug Abuse NOTES AND REFERENCES. Introduction I. Following the example set by a number of other writers on the subject, I have throughout used this designation for the substance in preference to the more clinical term cannabis, despite the fact that this latter term specifically refers — as I myself intend to refer — to both marijuana and hashish.

New York: Basic Books. Social norms, public attitudes, and policies about marijuana use changed considerably throughout the early 21st century. While once heavily criminalized, some new policies legalize marijuana use for medical purposes. The medicalization of marijuana is also a social process.

In other words, Biden's current proposal aims to undo some of the previous social inequities caused by the War on Drugs by removing use and.

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Discover librarian-selected research resources on Marijuana Legalization from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Controversial Topics» Marijuana Legalization.

Thanks to the population-level health efforts, there is a wealth of statistical data and other published research available to understand the sociodemographic and other social patterns and trends in marijuana use.

This point brings us to consider the specific social correlates of marijuana use on which we elaborate below. Marijuana use was once seen as deviant and criminal, but U.S. social norms on this issue are changing. Prelude to Deviance, Crime, and Social Control The Pew Research Center found that a majority of people in the United States (52 percent) now favor legalizing marijuana.

Washington is one of several states where marijuana use has been legalized, decriminalized, or approved for medical use. (Photo courtesy of Dominic Simpson/flickr) The Pew Research Center found that a majority of people in the United States (52 percent) now favor legalizing marijuana.

Get this from a library. From criminalizing to decriminalizing marijuana: the politics of social control. [Nikolay Anguelov; Michael P McCarthy] -- "This book juxtaposes the history of anti-marijuana legislation in America with its growing use and social acceptance.

It tracks the evolution of cultural and political factors that fuel the current. Moreover, the book is recently published and hence is based on the information which is relevant to nowadays. Additionally, it examines the social dimension of marijuana use and gives an opportunity to compare marijuana use impacts with the outcomes of other drug consumption.

Joffe, A., & Yancy, S. The evolution of the sociocultural perspectives on cannabis use is explored. • Trends in cannabis use for recreational/medical use and public views are reviewed. • Current policy, legal, and economic issues are discussed.

• Directions for research on social factors in cannabis use in epilepsy are outlined. Marijuana Use at School and Achievement-Linked Behaviors By Finn, Kristin V High School Journal, Vol. 95, No. 3, February-March PR PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICAL Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).

Nickels and Dimes: The Social Control of Marijuana March 2, by [email protected] It’s pretty evident in the book Nickel and Dimed that Barbara Ehrenreich is out to show the world the difficulties of living off of minimum wage, but also uncover the social controls that keep these people living in this low class system.

Washington state legalized recreational use inand in the midterm elections, voters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington DC supported ballot measures to allow recreational use in their states as well (Governing ).

Florida’s medical marijuana proposal fell just short of the 60 percent needed to pass (CBS News ). Marijuana use was once seen as deviant and criminal, but U.S.

social norms on this issue are changing. In this module, you’ll learn more about what is considered deviant behavior and then examine how societies work to control and prevent deviance through methods of social control.

Martyn Hammersley is Professor of Educational and Social Research at The Open University. He has carried out research in the sociology of education and the sociology of the media, but much of his work has been concerned with methodological issues. His most recent book is Questioning Qualitative Inquiry, Sage,   The rest of this paper is located below and reflects reasons why medical marijuana should be legalized in our society.

Marijuana legalization is at the forefront of both cultural and medical discourse. Despite federal restrictions against the use of the illicit drug, roughly 14% of Americans have tried it at least once in their lives (Shohov, 2).

The comprehensive decriminalization of personal drug use more broadly and the legalization of marijuana for adult use, in particular, must be seen as pressing priorities for social work advocacy in keeping with our fundamental mission.

Amanda Bent, MSW, LSW, MPP | Policy Coordinator, Colorado Drug Policy Alliance. The health and social effects of nonmedical cannabis use FOREWORD Cannabis is globally the most commonly used psychoactive substance under international control. The Medical Marijuana Patients Guide by Brian Stone There are many uses for cannabis, but the most positive of them all is the use of it as treatment for the diseases millions suffer from daily.

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The book will explain the structure of the plant on a molecular level and the different components it possesses. : The High Road: A Content Analysis of Newspaper Articles Concerning Medical Marijuana (): Vickovic, Samuel: Books.

Adolescent marijuana use, marijuana-related perceptions, and use of other substances before and after initiation of retail marijuana sales in Colorado (–). Prevention Science, 20(2), – doi: /s   Disordered neighborhoods that lack social control are unable to monitor youth behaviors and therefore provide favorable conditions for illegal behaviors such as marijuana use.

8 – 10 As we saw in our data, African American youth living in disordered neighborhoods were more likely to transition from no marijuana use to frequent use and.

The CASM study is the first study in the United States to examine the role of youth exposure to marijuana marketing in social media.

"Kids who can't buy or use non-medical marijuana. A crisp, clear, and comprehensive non-partisan primer, this book covers the risks and benefits of use, current trends, and marijuana laws around the world. The authors discuss the costs and benefits of legalization as well as possible policy options.twice; in “Marihuana Use and Social Control,” published inthe word appears five times.

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In contrast, in the four chapters in Outsiders derived from those articles, “deviant ” and “deviance” appear 24 times (and, of course, in the book’s title as well).OG Kush. Sour Diesel. Wax, shatter, and vapes. Marijuana has come a long way since its seedy days in the back parking lots of our culture.

So has Howard S. Becker, the eminent sociologist, jazz musician, expert on “deviant” culture, and founding NORML board member. When he published Becoming a Marihuana User more than sixty years ago, hardly anyone paid attention—because few people.