Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC3086: Addiction

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Bancroft, A. (2009) Drugs, Intoxication and Society, Malden MA, Cambridge: Policy Press.

Faupel, Charles E., Horowitz, Alan M., and Greg S. Weaver. (2004) The Sociology of American Drug Use. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Goldberg, R. ed. (2011) Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Drugs and Society (2011) New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Higher Education. 11th edition.

Hammersley, R. and Reid, M. (2002) Why the pervasive addiction myth is still believed, Addiction Research and Theory, 10 (1): 7-30.

Hammersely, R. Drugs and Crime, Theories and Practices (Crime and Society series). (2008) Malden MA, Cambridge: Polity Press.

Hussein Rassool, G.(2011) Understanding Addiction Behaviours: Theoretical and Clinical Practice in Health and Social Care, Palgrave Macmillan.

Klein, R (1993) Cigarettes are Sublime. Duke University Press.

McKeganey, N. (2011) Controversies in Drug Policy and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan.

West, R. (2006) Theory of Addiction, Addiction Press/Blackwell Publishing