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The Collection and Interpretation of Data from Hidden Populations

NIDA Research Monograph, Number 98 [Printed in 1990]

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Elizabeth Y. Lambert and W. Wayne Wiebel

Identifying and Gaining Access to Hidden Populations-----4
W. Wayne Wiebel

The Role of Ethnography in Substance Abuse Research and Public Policy: Historical Precedent and Future Prospects-----12
Harvey W. Feldman and Michael R. Aldrich

Methodological and Design Issues: Techniques for Assessing the Representatives of Snowball Samples-----31
Karl M. van Meter

Requirements for Inductive Analysis-----44
Peter Adler

Computer Analysis of Qualitative Data-----59
Richard B. Fritz

Ethnographic Field Stations-----81
Paul J. Goldstein, Barry J. Spunt, Thomas Miller, and Patricia Bellucci

Ethnographic Research on Hiddcn Populations: Penetrating the Drug World-----96
Patricia Adler

Recovery From Opiate Addiction Without Treatment: A Summary-----113
Patrick Biernacki

Women and Addiction: Process, Treatment and Outcome-----120
Marsha Rosenbaum and Sheigla Murphy

Chicano Intravenous Drug Users-----128
Reyes Ramos

The German Bridge: A Street Hookers' Strip in the Amsterdam Red Light District-----146
Hans T. Verbraeck

List of NIDA Research Monographs-----156

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