Category Archives: drug worlds

Review of Michael L. Rosino’s (@michaelrosino) “Debating the Drug War” by Michelle Smirnova (@michsmirnova) #sssi #sociology #drugs #race @sociologylens

In her review Michelle Smirnova describes Michael L. Rosino’s “Debating the Drug War. Race, Politics, and the Media” as “thoughtfully designed with students in mind, introducing both sociological concepts and historical events as key terms that are clearly defined and … Continue reading


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More on Howard Becker

Howard Becker’s writings keep on fascinating readers, both in academia and elsewhere. Only this month (January 2015), the New Yorker has published a longer piece by Adam Gopnik that traces Becker’s studies and their success in France (“The Outside Game“). Becker … Continue reading

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“Understanding Drug Worlds” – Book review by Arthur McLuhan out on Early View

In 2012 Patricia Adler, Peter Adler and Patrick O’Brien published “Drugs and the American Dream: An Anthology” with John Wiley & Sons. This edited volume now has been reviewed by Arthur McLuhan who describes the anthology as “a most enabling anthology … Continue reading

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