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Title
The globalisation of addiction globalisation of addiction :
Type
Text
Subject
Compulsive behavior.
Substance abuse.
Compulsive behavior--Social aspects--Canada.
Substance abuse--Social aspects--Canada.
Behavior, Addictive--psychology--British Columbia.
Psychology, Social--British Columbia.
Social Adjustment--British Columbia.
Social Environment--British Columbia.
Spirituality--British Columbia.
Substance-Related Disorders--psychology--British Columbia.
Sucht.
Globalisierung.
Sozialer Wandel.
Spiritualit├Ąt.
Sinnfindung.
Ersatzbefriedigung.
Sozialpsychologie.
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
plates
Geographic Coverage
Canada
Classification
2008 K-202 (Source: dnlm)
WM 176 A374g 2008 (Source: dnlm)
Identified By
Lccn: 2008011581
Summary
"This book argues that the cause of the failure to control addiction is that the conventional wisdom of the 19th and 20th centuries focused too single-mindedly on the afflicted individual addict. Although addiction obviously manifests itself in individual cases, its prevalence differs dramatically between societies. This book shows that the social circumstances that spread addiction in a conquered tribe or a failing civilisation are also built into today's globalising free-market society. The book argues that the most effective response to a growing addiction problem is a social and political one, rather than an individual one"--Jacket.
Table Of Contents
Vancouver as prototype
Addiction1, addiction2, addiction3, addiction4
The dislocation theory of addiction
Psychosocial integration is a necessity
Free-market society undermines psychosocial integration
Addiction is a way of adapting to dislocation: historical evidence
Addiction is a way of adapting to dislocation: quantitative research, clinical reports, and 'spam'
Addiction is a way of adapting to dislocation: the myth of the demon drugs
Addiction and society
The role of addiction in the civilised madness of the 21st century
Getting by
Spiritual treatment for addiction: the 'fifth pillar'
Socrates' 'master passions' and dikaiosune
From blindness and paralysis to action
Social actions to control addiction: question period.
Authorized Access Point
Alexander, Bruce K. globalisation of addiction