JUNKIE BUSINESS HOFFER PDF

Home Essays Junkie Business: the The majority of the book focuses on the partnership of two heroin dealers, Kurt and Danny, and examines their daily lifestyles and the transitional periods they faced during their operations. As a result, Hoffer was able to better understand the deep-rooted social aspects involved in the dealer-customer relationship. He details the extremely different backgrounds of Kurt and Danny, but emphasizes how important this is to their eventual success as heroin dealers. Further, the motivations behind the decision to sell heroin and the fundamentals of such an operation are understood by Hoffer as he develops a personal relationship with Kurt and Danny as a friend and not as a researcher.

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Degree: Ph. Louis, About Dr. His work has informed a range of topics, including; HIV risk behaviors of drug injectors, understanding the misuse of medications, the diagnosis of substance use disorders, drug policy and community-based intervention studies. His research currently focuses on understanding, monitoring, and predicting trends in drug use, as well as studying how illicit drug markets, and drug acquisition, influences the lives of people who use drugs.

In addition to his research endeavors, Dr. Hoffer has on-going collaborations with and provides technical support services to local community health care providers seeking to reduce the harms associated with drug use.

This consensus committee provided the FDA with the most up-to-date data on the opioid crisis, pain management science, and made recommendations on how pain medications should be evaluated. Read what is being said about the report here Hear Dr. Hoffer being interviewed on the report findings here.

Since , Dr. See link for more information In , Dr. Hoffer conducted an eighteen-month ethnographic case-study of a heroin dealing network in Denver, Colorado. Street-Level Anthropology.

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Junkie Business: The Evolution and Operation of a Heroin Dealing Network

Degree: Ph. Louis, About Dr. His work has informed a range of topics, including; HIV risk behaviors of drug injectors, understanding the misuse of medications, the diagnosis of substance use disorders, drug policy and community-based intervention studies. His research currently focuses on understanding, monitoring, and predicting trends in drug use, as well as studying how illicit drug markets, and drug acquisition, influences the lives of people who use drugs. In addition to his research endeavors, Dr. Hoffer has on-going collaborations with and provides technical support services to local community health care providers seeking to reduce the harms associated with drug use.

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JUNKIE BUSINESS HOFFER PDF

This meant establishing rapport with drug users and going into the field with them. The work is an ethnographic case study of how these two users became heroin dealers and operated their dealing network from in Denver. I also interviewed many of their customers. The research covers the period prior to the main dealers selling heroin and documents how the operation progressed from a loose-knit street-based partnership to a private business with a clear and well-organized division of labor. How the business changed the lives of the dealers also is a consistent theme. The magnitude and resiliency of the underground economy associated with the distribution of heroin is astounding.

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Lee D. Hoffer, Ph.D., research instructor, Department of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine

Menos Junkie Business: The Evolution and Operation of a Heroin Dealing Network Bailey added it Nov 12, Evgenia marked it as to-read Apr 19, The work is an ethnographic case study of how these two users became heroin dealers and operated their dealing network from in Denver. Feb 08, Bradley Crump rated it really liked it. AOYUE PDF The research covers the period prior to the main dealers selling heroin and documents how the operation progressed from a loose-knit street-based partnership to a private business with a clear and well-organized division of labor. Shade rated it it was amazing Sep 07, Ace rated it really liked it Jan 22, Nick rated it did not like it Nov 23, How the business changed the lives of the dealers also is a consistent theme. The central aim of Junkie Business is to describe how an illegal business — selling heroin — developed and was operated.

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