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Welcome to Hell

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0016
Subject:
History, Social History

Heroin was slowly taking over Allen Jones's life. Meanwhile, Bitch Queen Heroin was beginning to have a visible effect on his neighborhood as she asserted her dominion. While he was setting his ... More


Mainlining along the Line: Building a Transnational Drug Market

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the heroin economy that developed during the late-1940s and 1950s. Americans and Canadians bought and sold narcotics, and mingled with other users in the border cities' bars, ... More


Prohibition, Enforcement, and Border Politics: Debating Vice at the National Level

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Local anti-vice efforts were also shaped in important ways by broader national debates. This chapter examines how the problem of cross-border vice along the nations’ borders was framed by the media, ... More


Becoming a Subject to the Bitch Queen Heroin

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0015
Subject:
History, Social History

William Howard Taft High School was the beginning of the end of life as Allen Jones had known it. Jones was continuing where he left off in Clark Junior High, going to all his classes and playing ... More


Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey

Ryan Gingeras

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198716020
eISBN:
9780191784279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716020.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This book explores the history of organized crime in Turkey and the roles gangs and gangsters have played in the making of the Turkish state and Turkish politics. Turkey’s underworld, which has been ... More


Escalating Heroin Consumption and the Spread of HIV in Colombia: An Emerging Public Health Threat

Clyde McCoy, Daniel H. Ciccarone, Zelde Espinel Ben-Amy, Jeanene McCoy Bengoa, Oscar Bernal, Duane C. McBride, and James M. Shultz

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes recent trends in heroin consumption in Colombia and the spread of HIV. The study was performed by leading physicians and epidemiologists who highlight the major public health ... More


Drug Trafficking

Simon Mackenzie

in New Horizons in Criminology: Trafficking and Global Criminal Markets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529203783
eISBN:
9781529203820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203783.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses drug trafficking in four sections: the nature and extent of the harm; the structure of drug trafficking (considered in terms of source, transit and market); regulation and ... More


Epilogue: Popping Tags in the Twenty-First Century

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue discusses the contining role of secondhand commerce and style in the twenty-first century United States. Throughout the twentieth century, used goods economies codified and expanded, ... More


Alcohol, Drugs, and Violent vs. Nonviolent Crime

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Media attention was directed at drug use as a cause of violence for decades. Meanwhile, empirical evidence centered on alcohol. This chapter evaluates the ability of alcohol and drug use to ... More


The Overlap in High-Risk Behaviors

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

The previous four chapters have reviewed the consequences, antecedents, and numbers of adolescents at risk of behaviors in four distinct fields of study: delinquency, substance use, teenage ... More


Prevalence of Substance Abuse

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Quantifying the number of young people who are high risk because of substance abuse is complicated by the ambiguity of existing definitions and the absence of ideal data. Among other definitional ... More


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