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On Drugs
Lenson, David,
ISBN: 0816627118
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1995. First Paperback Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Paperback Edition. Writing about Drugs by author, notes, notes, bibliography and index. At the beginning and at the end of the book there is a light brown coloured page. Photographic paperback binding with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and pink and yellow coloured titles to the back strip. Quoting Utne Reader from the rear panel "Lenson analyses our culture's love-hate relationship with mood-altering substances from the user's point of view. He writes about the differences between 'drugs of desire' (mainly cocaine, crack, and speed) and 'drugs of pleasure' (marijuana and hallucinogens). The former he sees as reflecting the main ideology of Western culture-consumerism in that the frequent uses tend to fixate on acquiring more to the exclusion of everything else, while the latter tend to interdict the consumerist mind-set by letting users save it every day activities and objects already at hand." Minor creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Size: Trade Paperback. [the 8], IX - XXI, [3], 3 - 240, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Illegal Drugs; Cultural Studies; United States; ISBN: 0816627118. ISBN/EAN: 9780816627110. Inventory No: 0121645. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0121645  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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