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Title The real dope : social, legal, and historical perspectives on the regulation of drugs in Canada / edited by Edgar-André Montigny
Published Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 311 pages)
Contents Setting public policy on drugs: a choice of social values / Line Beauchesne -- 'Unmaking manly smokes': church, state, governance, and the first anti-smoking campaigns in Montreal, 1892-1914 / Jarrett Rudy -- From flapper to sophisticate: Canadian women university students as smokers, 1920-60 / Sharon Anne Cook -- 'Their medley of tongues and eternal jangle': liquor control and ethnicity in Ontario, 1927-44 / Dan Malleck -- Becoming a 'hype': drug laws, subculture formation, and resistance in Canada, 1945-61 / Catherine Carstairs -- 'Just say know': criminalizing LSD and the politics of psychedelic expertise, 1961-8 / Erika Dyck -- Setting boundaries: LSD use and glue sniffing in Ontario in the 1960s / Marcel Martel -- From beverage to drug: alcohol and other drugs in 1960s and 1970s Canada / Greg Marquis -- Considering the revolving door: the inevitability of addiction treatment in the criminal justice system / Dawn Moore -- Biopolitics, geopolitics, and the regulation of club drugs in Canada / Kyle Grayson -- Afterword: a personal reflection on the law and illicit-drug use / Alan Young
Summary "Recent debate around the potential decriminalization of marijuana, along with a growing perception that illicit drug use is on the rise, has brought the role of the state in controlling intoxication to the forefront of public discussion. Until now, however, there has been little scholarly consideration of the legal and social regulation of drug use in Canada. In The Real Dope, Edgar-Andre Montigny brings together leading scholars from a diverse range of fields - including history, law, political science, criminology, and psychology - to examine the relationship between moral judgment and legal regulation. Highlights of this collection include rare glimpses into how LSD, cocaine, and ecstasy have historically been treated by authority figures. Other topics explored range from anti-smoking campaigns and addiction treatment to the relationship between ethnicity and liquor control. Readers will find intriguing links across arguments and disciplines, providing a much-needed foundation for meaningful discussion."--Pub. desc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Drug abuse -- Social aspects -- Canada -- History.
Drug control -- Social aspects -- Canada -- History.
Drug control -- Canada -- History.
Drugs -- Law and legislation -- Canada -- History.
Liquor laws -- Canada -- History.
Tobacco -- Law and legislation -- Canada -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Montigny, Edgar-André.
ISBN 1442661852 (electronic bk.)
9781442661851 (electronic bk.)