Table of contents for Creating the American junkie : addiction research in the classic era of narcotic control / Caroline Jean Acker.

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1 Heroin Addiction and Urban Vice Reform

2 The Opportunistic Approach

3 The Technological Fix: The Search for a Nonaddicting Analgesic

4 Constructing the Addict Career

5 The Junkie as Psychopath

6 Healing Vision and Bureaucratic Reality

7 The Addict in the Social Body





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Heroin habit Social aspects United States, Heroin habit Research United States, Narcotic habit Research United States, Narcotic addicts Research United States, Narcotic addicts Government policy United States, Heroin Dependence history United States, Drug and Narcotic Control history United States, Heroin Dependence etiology United States, Research history United States