Habits: Remaking Addiction by S. FraserHabits: Remaking Addiction by S. Fraser

Habits: Remaking Addiction

byS. Fraser, D. Moore, H. Keane

Hardcover | April 25, 2014

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What is 'addiction'? What does it say about us, our social arrangements and our political preoccupations? Where is it going as an idea and what is at stake in its ongoing production? Drawing on ethnographic research, interviews and media and policy texts, this book traces the remaking of addiction in contemporary Western societies.
Suzanne Fraser is Associate Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, Australia. She leads the Social Studies of Addiction Concepts Research Program and has published widely on drug use, health, the body and science.David Moore is Professor at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University, Austra...
Title:Habits: Remaking AddictionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.99 inPublished:April 25, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230308104

ISBN - 13:9780230308107

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Models of Addiction 2. Stabilising Stimulants: Amphetamine Dependence and Methamphetamine Addiction 3. Making Methamphetamine in Drug Policy and Consumer Accounts 4. A field in Disarray? The Constitution of Alcohol Addiction in Expert Debates 5. Assembling Alcohol Problems: Young People and Drinking 6. Junk: the Neuroscience of Food Addiction and Obesity 7. Stepping to the Side of Addiction: Everyday Realities of Overeating and Obesity Conclusion: a Multiverse of Habits - 'Addicting' Science, Policy and Experience