THE ADDICTED SOCIETY: Pleasure-Seeking and Punishment Revisited.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Grove Press, (1981) dj. Hardcover first edition - An update to his classic study, "The Pleasure Seekers" this begins with the question "Does anyone care?" and goes on to describe a society where addictive substances -including legal ones like alcohol, caffeine and nicotine - are increasingly a part of our society. He points out the criminalization of just a small portion of these substances and the application of drug laws hide the real issue - one which is becoming more obvious now that addiction to prescription opiates is becoming one of the pressing health issues in the US. Bibliography, index. 160 pp. ISBN: 0-949522346.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.