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By Ilana Mountian

In this significant contribution to the sector, Ilana Mountian severely analyses discourses surrounding drug habit, drug prohibition, therapy and prevention, and highlights new methods of realizing the function that gender performs within the ethics of drug use throughout cultures.

The booklet analyses the discourses of faith, illegal activity and drugs, and indicates how they, mixed with key ancient occasions, have an effect on our perspectives of drug use and drug clients in line with gender, race and sophistication.

The e-book attracts on learn from a number of fields to supply substitute conceptual and methodological views at the topic, including:

  • critical theory

  • gender reports

  • post-colonial studies

  • psychoanalysis

  • philosophy.

Cultural Ecstasies is an cutting edge learn of substances and dependancy, and should be of significant curiosity to scholars, researchers and execs operating in psychology, sociology, social paintings, overall healthiness care, criminology, and allied disciplines.

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