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  1. Introduction
  2. The stereotypical image
  3. The notion of drug users
  4. The drug market
  5. Higher classes
  6. Drug gender
  7. Conclusion

The rise of the illegal drug market is attributed to many different factors. Some theories of how is movement has grown is centered on the individual. They believe the individual is at fault and it is he/she's constant need for drugs that allows the expansion of the market. The individual is seen as weak and was drawn into this addiction or maybe it is an issue that faces society rather than that individual drug user. Opposed to the focus on the individual some believe society has failed to provide a better option that will steer people away from this illegal market. Beneath the surface of the drug market the users themselves come from all different races, classes, and genders.

[...] An essay on drugs and its market The rise of the illegal drug market is attributed to many different factors. Some theories of how is movement has grown is centered on the individual. They believe the individual is at fault and it is he/she's constant need for drugs that allows the expansion of the market. The individual is seen as weak and was drawn into this addiction or maybe it is an issue that faces society rather than that individual drug user. [...]


[...] The gender most associated with the use and selling of drugs is that of males. Philippe Bourgois' suggestion is this stems form an abrupt cultural change that was set in motion by the outsourcing of jobs to foreign countries. The jobs which provided immigrants with the income to survive now were taken away. The combination of not being able to support their families and having to take a secondary role to women lead to a backlash of Latino men into drugs and violence. [...]

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