Reefer Madness and beyond

Popular Culture, Crime and Social Control

ISBN: 978-1-84950-732-5, eISBN: 978-1-84950-733-2

ISSN: 1521-6136

Publication date: 8 April 2010

Abstract

Value – It is worthwhile to analyze illegal drug films, not just to explore the stigmatization of users, but to examine the social/political effects of these films, particularly the ways that certain kinds of negative images support drug regulation and its attendant policing.

Citation

Susan Boyd (2010). 'Reefer Madness and beyond', in Mathieu Deflem (ed.) Popular Culture, Crime and Social Control (Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance, Volume 14). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 3-24

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DOI

: https://doi.org/10.1108/S1521-6136(2010)0000014004

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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