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

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

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AuthorMusgrove, Brian
Journal TitleEucalypt
Journal Citation3, pp. 61-75
Number of Pages15
Year2004
Place of PublicationBarcelona
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.

KeywordsAustralian youth, drugs, modernisation, moral panics
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020369999. Other creative arts and writing not elsewhere classified
470502. Australian literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature)
470299. Cultural studies not elsewhere classified
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Author holds copyright. ISBN 88 477 0751 2.

Byline AffiliationsDepartment of Humanities and International Studies
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