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The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology is a contemporary landmark volume that defines the field and outlines new directions in research. Divided into four sections, each edited by leading figures in social anthropology, this exhaustive Handbook covers interfaces, places, methodologies and futures. Within each section authors at the leading edge of the discipline contribute in-depth chapters on the central principles and latest developments in their area of expertise.
Chapter 4.3.3: The Anthropology of Drugs
The Anthropology of Drugs
Over the past century, how to manage mind-altering substances has emerged as a critical political, as well as moral, question. Few subjects are as likely to arouse such emotive responses, and few are so difficult to assign to the jurisdiction of any one professional area of expertise. Anthropologists, whether ...