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Author Hunt, Geoffrey, 1947-

Title Youth, drugs, and nightlife / Geoffrey Hunt, Molly Moloney, and Kristin Evans
Published London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 274 pages)
Contents Epidemiology meets cultural studies : studying and understanding youth cultures, clubs, and drugs -- Clubbers, candy kids and Jaded Ravers : introducing the scene, the participants, and the drugs -- Clubbing, drugs, and the dance scene in a global perspective -- Youth, us drug policy, and social control of the dance scene -- Uncovering the local : San Francisco's nighttime economy -- "The great unmentionable" : exploring the pleasures and benefits of ecstasy -- Drug use and the meaning of risk -- Combining different substances in the dance scene : enhancing pleasure, managing risk, and timing effects -- Drugs, gender, sexuality, and accountability in the world of raves -- Alcohol, gender, and social context -- Asian American youth : consumption, identity, and drugs in the dance scene
Summary Explores the relationships between the electronic dance scene and drug use for young ravers and clubbers. Based on over 300 interviews with ravers, DJ's and promoters, this title also explores the accomplishment of gender, sexuality and Asian American ethnicity and the negotiation of risk and pleasure within these scenes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-269) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Youth -- Drug use.
Form Electronic book
Author Evans, Kristin.
Moloney, Molly.
ISBN 0203929411 (electronic bk.)
9780203929414 (electronic bk.)