Description: Types of drug use and social factors associated with them will be identified in a field study among Mexican migrants working in the mushroom farms of southeast Pennsylvania. A community ethnography, including direct observation, focus groups, and informant interviews, and 15 case studies with representative migrants will be used to describe the role of normative and deviant behavior underlying the increased drug use.
Principal Investigator: Victor GarciaConsultant: Edward Gondolf
Source of funding: National Institute on Drug AbuseType of Study: Field StudyEffort: 5%Contract length: 2 yearsPeriod: June 2004 to June 2006Total Amount: $136,000 (administrative support contributed "no charge" by MAATI)
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