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10 edition of Synthetic Panics found in the catalog.

Synthetic Panics

The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs

by Philip Jenkins

  • 110 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by New York University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholism,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Drug addiction & substance abuse,
  • United States,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Drug control,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Popular Culture - Counter Culture,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Addictions,
  • SYNTHETIC DRUGS,
  • Drug abuse,
  • United States - General,
  • Criminology,
  • Designer drugs,
  • Government policy,
  • Narcotics, Control of

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045267M
    ISBN 100814742440
    ISBN 109780814742440

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. The Panic of of funds. a number of hedge funds collapsed. as of this writing, the crisis is not over. an important part of the information story is the introduction, in , of new synthetic indices of subprime risk, the (“abx”) indices. these indices trade over-the .

    A scholarly, exhaustive work, the Oxford Handbook of Anxiety and Related Disorders reviews current research and clinical developments through synthetic chapters written by experts from various fields of study and clinical Handbook discusses each of the main anxiety disorders (e.g., panic disorder, social anxiety disorder. Critics of the moral panic dismiss this extremely useful, often-cited, and durable concept on the basis of inapplicable criteria. Drawing on the example of LSD use in the sixties, these critics.

      Top officials in a number of countries including the UK, US and across the Medittaranean in Europe have been infected by Covid or are in self-quarantine. And many say politics is a. Synthetic Analogs of Naturally-Occurring Drugs. Psychoactive drugs act by mimicking natural transmitters, or blocking them, or in some other way interfering with them or boosting their levels. Such warnings earned MDMA a section in Goode and Ben-Yehuda's book: Moral Panics: The Social Construction of Deviance (). Moral panic or not.


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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' Synthetic Panics book the '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 dangerousness of these synthetic drugs/5.

Synthetic Panics: The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs 1st Edition by Philip Jenkins (Author)/5(4). America 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. Synthetic Panics Book Description: America has a long history of drug panics in which countless social problems have been blamed on the devastating effects of. 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 heighten 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.

1 online resource (xi, pages) Includes bibliographical references and index Synthetic panics -- Speed kills -- Monsters, the pcp crisis, -- Suppressing ecstasy: the designer drug crisis -- The menace that went away: the ice age, -- The cat attack, -- Redneck cocaine: the methamphetamine panic of the nineties -- Rave drugs and rape drugs -- The next panicPages: Suffering from anxiety and panic attacks can feel incapacitating.

One minute you feel fine, and the next your heart is pounding, your mind is racing, and your stomach is clenching. Sometimes it even feels like you might be having a heart attack.

The Bible says, 'Be anxious for nothing,' but that feels impossible when you're even becoming afraid of being afraid!Pages: Panic book. Read 6, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Panic began as so many things do in Carp, a dead-end town of 12, people /5.

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• Pull the Panic Device 1 away from the Shipping Board by tilting the device. Shipping Board 12 1 A B C File Size: 2MB. 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. If you're looking for a book that follows designer drugs' evolution and entry into the masses, as well as the legislation surrounding them, Synthetic Panics delivers.

If you're looking for good hard science, pair this with another read, perhaps like /5. A list of books, with reviews, related to spirituality, mysticism, drugs, psychedelic culture, religion, politics, and philosophy.

Includes cover photos, publication. Synthetic panics --Speed kills --Monsters, the pcp crisis, --Suppressing ecstasy: the designer drug crisis --The menace that went away: the ice age, --The cat attack, --Redneck cocaine: the methamphetamine panic of the nineties --Rave drugs and rape drugs The next panic.

Moral Panic: Changing Concepts of the Child Molester in Modern America. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, Click here for more details. Synthetic Panics: The Politics of Designer Drugs. New York University Press, Click here for more details.

Book Outrageous!: moral panics in Australia - Poynting, Scott, Morgan, George, Book Critical readings: moral panics and the media - C.

Critcher, Book Synthetic panics: the symbolic politics of designer drugs - Jenkins, Philip, c Book The manufacture of news: social problems, deviance and the mass media - Stanley Cohen, Jock Young File Size: 84KB. Beyond tolerance: child pornography on the Internet User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Jenkins (history and religious studies, Pennsylvania State Univ.) offers a well-documented follow-up to Moral Panic (LJ 9/01/98), his history of child abuse and molestation over the past century. Editorial Reviews.

Few truly great books on psychotherapy have been published, and this is one of them. When Panic Attacks tells you how to deal with all kinds of anxiety and with most other emotional problems. It is clearly and charmingly written.” —Albert Ellis, Ph.D, founder of the Albert Ellis Institute and bestselling author of A Guide to Rational Living/5(28).

Synthetic Drugs: Bath Salts, K2/Spice: Issues pertaining to synthetic drugs such as Bath Salts and K2/Spice: Synthetic drugs are dangerous. They are not ‘safe' as a second choice, or as an alternative to more well-known drugs, for your kids, and you must communicate that fact with them.

This brochure will help provide you with. Anxiety disorders, like generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, are the most common mental health conditions of modern life.

the most suitable approach for this book is a classification based on their chemical structure. or synthetic compounds mimicking the.

Philip Jenkins (born April 3, ) is a professor of history at Baylor University in the United States, and co-director for Baylor's Program on Historical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion.

He is also the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Pennsylvania State University (PSU). He was professor (from ) and a distinguished Alma mater: Clare College, Cambridge.

Lauren Oliver is the cofounder of media and content development company Glasstown Entertainment, where she serves as the President of Production. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of the YA novels Replica, Vanishing Girls, Panic, and the Delirium trilogy: Delirium, Pandemonium, and Requiem, which have been translated into more than Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.

Fed Panics to Zero. As we have been saying since January, any global pandemic is a great opportunity to reset financial markets.

And, as you can read in the Fed “panic statement” from last night, the financial guys are doing just what we expect the Trump campaign will have to do in the fall: Issue mea culpa‘s and blame Left Field Events. The concept of ‘moral panics’ continues to be used as a framework for analysing the causes, structures and functions of social and political crises.

Nonetheless, as an analytical tool, such a framework is limited in its capacity to explain the ongoing and interconnected relationships between drugs and : Cary Bennett.