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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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Trivia About Junkie Business: Vinny Garcha marked it as to-read Feb 04, Lucas marked it as to-read Sep 27, The work is an ethnographic case study of how these two users became heroin dealers and operated their dealing network from in Denver.

Bailey added it Nov 12, No trivia or quizzes yet. EL Martino added it Sep 27, Jackie added it Jul 12, Feb 08, Bradley Crump rated it really liked it. Jamie marked it as to-read Jan 19, Hoffer admits he went into the study with some preconceived assumptions about drug-dealers and violence, but munkie notions were quickly dashed after witnessing firsthand the day-to-day operations.


Junkie Business: The Evolution and Operation of a Heroin Dealing Network by Lee D. Hoffer

Brennan rated it really liked it Feb 08, Stacey rated it really liked it Dec 24, The system works because most of the time users follow those rules. Becky rated it it was amazing May 15, The magnitude and resiliency of the underground economy associated with the distribution of heroin is astounding. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Miranda rated it liked it Oct 05, Ultimately, selling heroin was very hard work and it did not free the dealers from responsibility. Erica marked it as to-read May 04, Marley added it Feb 11, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

With estimates of between 1 million and 3 million heroin users in the United States, the daily numbers of heroin sales are striking. Ag rated it really budiness it Mar 20, The day-to-day life of a heroin dealer remains a mystery. This meant establishing rapport with drug users and going into the field with them.

Lee D. Hoffer, Ph.D., research instructor, Department of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine

Nick rated it did not like it Nov 23, Return to Book Page. Ace rated it really liked it Jan 22, Killian Richeson rated it it was amazing Apr 20, Lindsay rated it really liked it Aug 22, Bz marked it as to-read Feb 06, Maintenance of a heroin addiction requires daily iunkie of the drug.


Andy rated it liked it Feb 28, Mike added it Mar 14, Drew rated it really liked it Oct 28, The research covers the period prior to the main dealers selling heroin and documents how the operation progressed from a loose-knit street-based partnership to a private business with a clear and well-organized division of labor. Keri rated goffer liked it Oct 21, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ana Maria rated it it was amazing Oct 22, The central aim of Junkie Business is to describe how an illegal business — selling heroin — developed and was operated.

How the business changed the lives of the dealers also is a consistent theme.