Browse by Subject: Sociology

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Impact of Materials on Society

This textbook supports the Impact of Materials on Society course and teaching materials, developed with the Materials Research Society. The textbook offers an exploration into materials (including ceramics, clay, concrete, glass, metals, and polymers) and the relationship with technologies and social structures. The textbook was developed by an interdisciplinary team from Engineering and Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida, including anthropologists, sociologists, historians, media studies experts, classicists, and more.

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Addiction: A Family Affair

The University of Florida guide to understanding, preventing, and dealing with addiction

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Surviving Heroin: Interviews with Women in Methadone Clinics

An account of the experiences of 37 women who use methadone-heroin survivors whose lives continue to be controlled by methadone and by the clinics that dispense it - concentrates on women in Florida who grew up during the 1950s and 1960s.