Does coffee lead to heroin?: youth, drugs and the discourse of Australian modernisation

Musgrove, Brian (2004) Does coffee lead to heroin?: youth, drugs and the discourse of Australian modernisation. Eucalypt, 3. pp. 61-75.

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Abstract

This article examines the images of Kings Cross in Sydney in the 1950s and 1960s, images of unruly drugtaking Australian youth, moral panics, and their relationship to debates about the modernisation of Australian society in the period.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author holds copyright. ISBN 88 477 0751 2.
Depositing User: Dr Brian Musgrove
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - No Department
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2008 06:11
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:46
Uncontrolled Keywords: Australian youth, drugs, modernisation, moral panics
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1999 Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 199999 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2005 Literary Studies > 200502 Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature)
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200299 Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2690

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