[Download] ➸ Synthetic Panics: The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs ➽ Philip Jenkins – Buyantivirus.us

Synthetic Panics: The Symbolic Politics of Designer DrugsAmerica Has A Long History Of Drug Panics In Which Countless Social Problems Have Been Blamed On The Devastating Effects Of Some Harmful Substance In The Last Forty Years, Such Panics Have Often Focused On Synthetic Or Designer Drugs, Like Methamphetamine, PCP, Ecstasy, Methcathinone, And Rave Drugs Like Ketamine, And GHB Fear Of These Substances Has Provided Critical Justification For The Continuing War On Drugs Synthetic Panics Traces The History Of These Anti Drug Movements, Demonstrating That Designer Chemicals Inspire So Much Fear Not Because They Are Uniquely Dangerous, But Because They Bring Into Focus Deeply Rooted Public Concerns About Social And Cultural Upheaval Jenkins Highlights The Role Of The Mass Media In Spreading Anti Drug Hysteria And Shows How Proponents Of The War On Drugs Use Synthetic Panics To Scapegoat Society S Others And Exacerbate Racial, Class, And Intergenerational Conflict.

[Download] ➸ Synthetic Panics: The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs ➽ Philip Jenkins – Buyantivirus.us
  • Hardcover
  • 247 pages
  • Synthetic Panics: The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs
  • Philip Jenkins
  • English
  • 22 July 2019
  • 9780814742433

    10 thoughts on “[Download] ➸ Synthetic Panics: The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs ➽ Philip Jenkins – Buyantivirus.us


  1. says:

    Jenkins book is a very interesting one about moral panics in regards to synthetic drugs We get a history of various drug scares that occured in the US since the speed epidemic of the 1960 s It s a very critical view of how the media and institutions such as the DEA frame these issues and distort the actual use and dangerou...


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