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Methamphetamine: A Love Story

Rashi K. Shukla


Methamphetamine: A Love Story presents an insider’s view into the lived experience of immersion in the world of methamphetamine. In-depth interviews were conducted with thirty-three adults formerly immersed in using, dealing, and manufacturing. Detailed accounts bring insight into the intoxicating aspects of the lifestyle, including sex, money, power, and the ability to create methamphetamine. Social networks and environment play an important role in shaping and influencing drug-related decisions. The transformation of the lifestyle from one that is intoxicating to one that becomes risky and u ... More

Keywords: methamphetamine, clandestine manufacturing, meth, drug lifestyle, drug-related decisions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780520291010
Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520291010.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rashi K. Shukla, author
University of Central Oklahoma