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A History of Cant and Slang DictionariesVolume IV: 1937-1984$
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Julie Coleman

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199567256

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567256.001.0001

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Dictionaries of Drugs Slang

Dictionaries of Drugs Slang

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(p.291) Ten: Dictionaries of Drugs Slang
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A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries
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Coleman Julie

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567256.003.0011

In part fed by developments in youth culture, drug-taking became another major cause for concern during this period, and glossaries were produced for the use of various professional groups dealing with drug-users. Glossaries in this chapter engage in the debate about whether drug-users should be treated as victims or as criminals.

Keywords:   Drugs, narcotics, heroin, cocaine, marihuana, Henry Anslinger, slang, cant, David Maurer

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