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Medusa's blood: Derrida's recreational pharmacology and the rhetoric of drugs

Dave Boothroyd

in Culture on Drugs: Narco-cultural Studies of High Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055980
eISBN:
9781781700921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055980.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines Jacques Derrida's pharmaceutical thinking, which is a form of philosophy on drugs, and the conceptual authoritarianism that attempts to control drugs and all matters relating to ... More


Trafficking in drugs and small arms

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The carrying on of trade, both legal and illegal, between communities has been a fundamental feature of global economic relationships and an essential component of economic and social development. ... More


Commercial leisure

Louise A. Jackson and Angela Bartie

in Policing youth: Britain, 1945-70

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719081781
eISBN:
9781781706459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081781.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The post-war period saw the demonisation – by police, media and some social workers – of new forms of commercial leisure specifically targeted at the teenage market. This chapter begins by examining ... More


A youth subculture of drinking

David W. Gutzke

in Women drinking out in Britain since the early twentieth century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719052644
eISBN:
9781781707050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052644.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

From the late 1970s a new youth drinking culture supplanted traditional northern pub customers. Sex and class had previously set perimeters for pub drinkers, whereas age and geography now became the ... More


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