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Real Drugs in a Virtual World

Drug Discourse and Community Online

by Ann Lessem

  • 130 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Internet,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Technology,
  • Self-Help,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Social Aspects,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Technology / Social Aspects,
  • Computer network resources,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Electronic discussion groups,
  • Prevention

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7913713M
    ISBN 100739114549
    ISBN 109780739114544

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Real Drugs in a Virtual World by Ann Lessem Download PDF EPUB FB2

Murguia, Tackett-Gibson and Lessem's book, Real drugs in a Virtual World, opens up this new area of research. The essays explore not only the role of the internet in providing information on illicit drugs but also the range and variety of topics discussed by the young people themselves.

The publication of this book will hopefully encourage. This book highlights the variety of ways to examine drug use as a social problem and presents several theoretical perspectives valuable to online research.

Real Drugs in a Virtual World is an enlightening and thought-provoking read that will appeal to sociology students and those interested in virtual communities.

This book highlights the variety of ways to examine drug use as a social problem and presents several theoretical perspectives valuable to online research.

Real Drugs in a Virtual World is an enlightening and thought provoking read that will appeal to sociology students and those interested in virtual : Lexington Books. This book highlights the variety of ways to examine drug use as a social problem and presents several theoretical perspectives valuable to online research.

Real Drugs in a Virtual World is an enlightening and thought provoking read that will appeal to sociology students and those interested in virtual communities. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction --Club drugs, online communities, and harm reduction websites on the Internet / Edward Murguía, Melissa Tackett-Gibson, and Rachel Willard --The body or the body politic.

risk, harm, moral panic and drug use discourse online / Sarah. Edward Murguia is the author of Real Drugs in a Virtual World ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review, published ), Real Drugs in a Virtual World ( a 5/5. Just How Real Is Virtual Reality. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with virtual reality researcher Jeremy Bailenson about his new book Experience on.

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Because, the science shows, our brains respond to second hand stimulus (a virtual world) in ways that mirror first person experiences and—more importantly—the brain can be tricked/trained into. At leastAmericans use heroin, according to the latest statistics.

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But on the other side, Virtual Reality means strapping a device in front of our eyes, isolating from our real world and real friends to teleport into another world. It lets us escape. And escaping is always a risk: if VR is more entertaining than real.

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At home, I have built a physical wall around the virtual world. I let myself read news on my iPad anywhere in my home, but I answer e-mails and conduct business only in my office.

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