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Ceremonial chemistry : the ritual persecution of drugs, addicts, and pushers, Thomas Szasz

Label
Ceremonial chemistry : the ritual persecution of drugs, addicts, and pushers
Title
Ceremonial chemistry
Title remainder
the ritual persecution of drugs, addicts, and pushers
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Szasz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A psychoanalyst reports on the causes of drug abuse and views addicts and pushers as society's scapegoats
Cataloging source
DLC
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1920-2012
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Szasz, Thomas
Dewey number
613.8
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5825
LC item number
.S95
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WM270 S996c 1974
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  • Drug abuse
  • Social control
  • Drug control
  • Drug and Narcotic Control
  • Morals
  • Social Control, Formal
  • Social Control, Informal
  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Médicaments
  • Contrôle social
  • Drogue, Lutte contre la
Label
Ceremonial chemistry : the ritual persecution of drugs, addicts, and pushers, Thomas Szasz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [213]-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Pharmakos: the scapegoat -- The discovery of drug addiction -- The scapegoat as drug and the drug as scapegoat -- Medicine: the faith of the faithless -- Communions, holy and unholy -- Pharmacomythology: medicine as magic -- Licit and illicit healing: persecutions for witchcraft and drugcraft -- Opium and Orientals: the model American scapegoats -- Drugs and devils: the conversion cure of Malcolm X -- Food abuse and foodaholism: from soul watching to weight watching -- Pharmacracy: medicine as social control -- Missionary medicine: holy wars on unholy drugs -- Cures and controls: panaceas and panapathogens -- Temptation and temperance: the moral perspective reconsidered -- The control of conduct: authority versus autonomy -- Appendix: a synoptic history of the promotion and prohibition of drugs
Control code
897863
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xix, 243 pages
Isbn
9780385066273
Lccn
74002834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)897863
Label
Ceremonial chemistry : the ritual persecution of drugs, addicts, and pushers, Thomas Szasz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [213]-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Pharmakos: the scapegoat -- The discovery of drug addiction -- The scapegoat as drug and the drug as scapegoat -- Medicine: the faith of the faithless -- Communions, holy and unholy -- Pharmacomythology: medicine as magic -- Licit and illicit healing: persecutions for witchcraft and drugcraft -- Opium and Orientals: the model American scapegoats -- Drugs and devils: the conversion cure of Malcolm X -- Food abuse and foodaholism: from soul watching to weight watching -- Pharmacracy: medicine as social control -- Missionary medicine: holy wars on unholy drugs -- Cures and controls: panaceas and panapathogens -- Temptation and temperance: the moral perspective reconsidered -- The control of conduct: authority versus autonomy -- Appendix: a synoptic history of the promotion and prohibition of drugs
Control code
897863
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xix, 243 pages
Isbn
9780385066273
Lccn
74002834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)897863

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