Hooked: Drug War Films in Britain, Canada, and the U.S.

Hooked Drug War Films in Britain Canada and the U S Drug prohibition emerged at the same time as the discovery of film and their histories intersect in interesting ways This book examines the ideological assumptions embedded in the narrative and image

  • Title: Hooked: Drug War Films in Britain, Canada, and the U.S.
  • Author: Susan C. Boyd
  • ISBN: 9781135909208
  • Page: 274
  • Format: ebook
  • Drug prohibition emerged at the same time as the discovery of film, and their histories intersect in interesting ways This book examines the ideological assumptions embedded in the narrative and imagery of one hundred fictional drug films produced in Britain, Canada, and the U.S from 1912 to 2006, including Broken Blossoms, Reefer Madness, The Trip, Superfly, Withnail anDrug prohibition emerged at the same time as the discovery of film, and their histories intersect in interesting ways This book examines the ideological assumptions embedded in the narrative and imagery of one hundred fictional drug films produced in Britain, Canada, and the U.S from 1912 to 2006, including Broken Blossoms, Reefer Madness, The Trip, Superfly, Withnail and I, Traffik, Traffic, Layer Cake, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Trailer Park Boys, and Boyd focuses on past and contemporary illegal drug discourse about users, traffickers, drug treatment, and the intersection of criminal justice with counterculture, alternative, and stoner flicks She provides a socio historical and cultural criminological perspective, and an analysis of race, class and gender representations in illegal drug films.This illuminating work will be an essential text for a wide range of students and scholars in the fields of criminology, sociology, media, gender and women s studies, drug studies, and cultural studies.

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    • Krista says:

      This is a very academic sociological film survey, but it's also very accessible and surprisingly entertaining.

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