Journals Higher Education



30 April 2010

496 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199588718

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The Globalization of Addiction

A Study in Poverty of the Spirit

Bruce Alexander

  • Presents a powerful, original, and controversial argument for rethinking addiction and how we treat it.
  • Highlights the flaws in our current thinking, investigates why we persist with treatments that don't work, and calls for consideration of the social causes rather than just individual causes.

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