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Author Race, Kane, author.

Title Pleasure consuming medicine : the queer politics of drugs / Kane Race
Published Durham [North Carolina] : Duke University Press, 2009

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 257 pages) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Pleasure consuming medicine : an introduction -- Prescribing the self -- Recreational states -- Drugs and domesticity : fencing the nation -- Consuming compliance : remembering bodies inhabit pharmaceutical narratives -- Embodiments of safety -- Exceptional sex : how drugs have come to mediate sex in gay discourse
Summary An exploration of the symbolic role that the illicit drug user fulfills for the neoliberal state and of counterpublic health measures that do not cast health as antithetical to pleasure
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Drug abuse -- Social aspects.
Pleasure.
Drugs and sex.
Gay people -- Drug use
Drugs of abuse.
Lifestyles.
Substance-Related Disorders -- psychology
Drug Users -- psychology
Homosexuality, Male -- psychology
Illicit Drugs
Life Style
Sexual Behavior -- psychology
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
Lifestyles
Drugs of abuse
Drug abuse -- Social aspects
Drugs and sex
Pleasure
Drogenmissbrauch
Bekämpfung
Dogmatismus
Drogenkonsum
Vergnügen
Gesundheitsgefährdung
Gay men and AIDS.
Narkotikamissbruk -- sociala aspekter.
Homosexuella -- drogvanor -- Förenta Staterna.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822390886
0822390884
9786613064912
6613064912