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Article: The Meaning and Gendered Culture of Getting High: Gang Girls and Drug Use Issues

TitleThe Meaning and Gendered Culture of Getting High: Gang Girls and Drug Use Issues
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Issue Date2002
PublisherFederal Legal Publications, Inc.
Citation
Contemporary Drug Problems, 2002, v. 29 n. 2, p. 375-415 How to Cite?
AbstractThis paper explores drug use in the lives of female gang members. Gang researchers have traditionally neglected the roles that females play in street gangs. More recent efforts have begun to examine the social life of young women and to uncover the extent to which the women develop a subculture within a male-dominated environment. In analyzing the culture of drug use in gang life, we uncover the extent to which women use illicit drugs in a highly gendered way. We focus on the ways in which female gang members use drugs in a recreational manner, in a social setting where drug taking is normative behavior. Data for this paper are drawn from an ongoing study of street gangs in the San Francisco Bay area in which 168 female gang members were interviewed using both a quantitative and a qualitative interview schedule.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/82451
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dc.contributor.authorHunt, GPen_HK
dc.contributor.authorJoe-Laidler, Ken_HK
dc.contributor.authorEvans, Ken_HK
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-06T08:29:27Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-06T08:29:27Z-
dc.date.issued2002en_HK
dc.identifier.citationContemporary Drug Problems, 2002, v. 29 n. 2, p. 375-415en_HK
dc.identifier.issn0091-4509en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/82451-
dc.description.abstractThis paper explores drug use in the lives of female gang members. Gang researchers have traditionally neglected the roles that females play in street gangs. More recent efforts have begun to examine the social life of young women and to uncover the extent to which the women develop a subculture within a male-dominated environment. In analyzing the culture of drug use in gang life, we uncover the extent to which women use illicit drugs in a highly gendered way. We focus on the ways in which female gang members use drugs in a recreational manner, in a social setting where drug taking is normative behavior. Data for this paper are drawn from an ongoing study of street gangs in the San Francisco Bay area in which 168 female gang members were interviewed using both a quantitative and a qualitative interview schedule.-
dc.languageengen_HK
dc.publisherFederal Legal Publications, Inc.en_HK
dc.relation.ispartofContemporary Drug Problemsen_HK
dc.titleThe Meaning and Gendered Culture of Getting High: Gang Girls and Drug Use Issuesen_HK
dc.typeArticleen_HK
dc.identifier.openurlhttp://library.hku.hk:4550/resserv?sid=HKU:IR&issn=0091-4509&volume=&spage=375&epage=415&date=2002&atitle=The+Meaning+and+Gendered+Culture+of+Getting+High:+Gang+Girls+and+Drug+Use+Issuesen_HK
dc.identifier.emailJoe-Laidler, K: kjoe@hkucc.hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.authorityLaidler, KA=rp00566en_HK
dc.identifier.hkuros83148en_HK
dc.identifier.volume29-
dc.identifier.issue2-
dc.identifier.spage375-
dc.identifier.epage415-
dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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