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Author Shukla, Rashi K., 1971- author

Title Methamphetamine : a love story / Rashi K. Shukla
Published Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 244 pages)
Contents Introduction to darkness -- Pathways to methamphetamine -- Loving meth -- Dealing meth -- Manufacturing meth -- An intoxicating life -- A risky life -- A dark life -- Life after meth -- The journey ends -- Appendix: methamphetamine laboratory signs
Summary "Methamphetamine: A Love Story presents an insider's view into the lived experience of immersion in the world of methamphetamine. In-depth interviews were conducted with 33 adults formerly immersed in using, dealing, and manufacturing. Detailed accounts bring insight into the intoxicating aspects of the lifestyle including sex, money, power, and the ability to create methamphetamine. Social networks and environment play an important role in shaping and influencing drug-related decisions. The transformation of the lifestyle from one that is intoxicating to one that becomes risky and ultimately dark explains the unsustainability and the challenges exiting the life"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 03, 2016)
Subject Drug traffic -- Social aspects -- United States.
Methamphetamine abuse -- Social aspects -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016000505
ISBN 0520964896 (electronic book)
9780520964891 (electronic book)