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Drug Normalization

  • By: Shane Blackman & Fiona Measham
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

Drug normalization is a concept that seeks to understand and explain contemporary drug use without applying moral judgment. It describes a process of social behavior and cultural change, whereby drug use is accepted or tolerated to a degree by both ...

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