Hoffer LD, Junkie Business: the Evolution and Operation of a Heroin Dealing Network. Thomson Wadsworth Publishing: Belmont, CA. Junkie Business: The Evolution and Operation of a Heroin Dealing Network | 1st Edition. Lee D. Hoffer. View as Instructor. Product cover for Junkie Business. Free Essay: 1) Brief Overview of the Book Lee D. Hoffer’s “Junkie Business: The Evolution and Operation of a Heroin Dealing Network” is an.
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Junkie Business: The Evolution and Operation of a Heroin Dealing Network by Lee D. Hoffer
Thia Chin rated it did not like it Jan 18, The central aim of Junkie Business is to describe how an illegal business — selling heroin — developed and was operated. The system works because most of the time users follow those rules. This meant establishing rapport with drug users and going into the field with them.
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Lee D. Hoffer, Ph.D., research instructor, Department of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine
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Ultimately, selling heroin was very hard work and it did not free the dealers from responsibility. Becky rated it it was amazing May 15, James Ziegler rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Shade rated it it was amazing Sep 07, But in spite of this considerable activity, little is know about how clandestine organizations that sell heroin operate, adapt or change over time.
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Evgenia marked it as to-read Apr 19, EL Martino added it Sep 27, Andy rated it liked it Feb 28, Andrea rated it it was amazing May 15, But having met Kurt and Danny through Urban Links, trust and rapport had already been established, so the two allowed Hoffer near-unfettered access into their lives.
Christina Bowser rated it liked it Feb 13, Kelsey added it Feb 16, As their only source of income, eventually the business took on a life of its own, and for Kurt and Danny there was simply no way out other that to continue to deal. Open Preview See a Problem? Jamie marked it as to-read Jan 19, Justin rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Erica marked it as to-read May 04, To ask other readers questions about Junkie Businessplease sign up.
Marley added it Feb 11, The magnitude and bsuiness of the underground economy associated with the distribution of heroin is astounding. Killian Richeson rated it it was amazing Apr 20, Rachael added it May 02, BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 22, Brennan rated it really liked it Feb 08, Keri rated it liked it Oct 21, With estimates of between 1 million and 3 million heroin users in the United States, the daily numbers of heroin sales are striking.
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