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The Resource Drug Effects : Khat in Biocultural and Socioeconomic Perspective

Drug Effects : Khat in Biocultural and Socioeconomic Perspective

Label
Drug Effects : Khat in Biocultural and Socioeconomic Perspective
Title
Drug Effects
Title remainder
Khat in Biocultural and Socioeconomic Perspective
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Khat, marijuana, peyote - are these dangerous drugs or vilified plants with rich cultural and medical values? In this book, Lisa Gezon brings the drug debate into the 21st century, proposing criteria for evaluating psychotropic substances. Focusing on khat, whose bushy leaves are an increasingly popular stimulant and the target of vehement anti-drug campaigns, she explores biocultural and socioeconomic contexts on local, national, and global levels. Gezon provides a multi-disciplinary examination of the plant's direct physical and psychological effects, as well as indirect social and
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gezon, Lisa
Dewey number
583/.85
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV5822.Q3 G49 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2012 C-964
  • HV 5822.Q3
Series statement
Advances in critical medical anthropology
Series volume
v. 3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Khat
  • Khat
  • Khat
  • Celastraceae
  • Sociology
  • Population Characteristics
  • Central Nervous System Agents
  • Therapeutic Uses
  • Social Sciences
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Magnoliopsida
  • Embryophyta
  • Pharmacologic Actions
  • Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
  • Chemical Actions and Uses
  • Streptophyta
  • Viridiplantae
  • Chemicals and Drugs
  • Plants
  • Eukaryota
  • Organisms
  • Catha
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Psychotropic Drugs
  • NATURE
  • Khat
  • Khat
Label
Drug Effects : Khat in Biocultural and Socioeconomic Perspective
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Khat Comes to Madagascar; 2. Contexts of Consumption; 3. Leaf of Paradise or Scourge? : Drug Effects and Health; 4. Growing and Selling Khat; 5. Indirect Effects of Khat: Conservation, Food Security, and Access to Health Care; 6. Intimate Livelihoods: Gender and Survival on the Margins; 7. The Loud Silence of Green Gold: War on Drugs, State Silence, and Alternative Development; 8. Drug Effects: A Holistic Perspective; References; Index; About the Author
Control code
778339836
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611327885
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 6983697
  • 9781598744903
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)778339836
Label
Drug Effects : Khat in Biocultural and Socioeconomic Perspective
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Khat Comes to Madagascar; 2. Contexts of Consumption; 3. Leaf of Paradise or Scourge? : Drug Effects and Health; 4. Growing and Selling Khat; 5. Indirect Effects of Khat: Conservation, Food Security, and Access to Health Care; 6. Intimate Livelihoods: Gender and Survival on the Margins; 7. The Loud Silence of Green Gold: War on Drugs, State Silence, and Alternative Development; 8. Drug Effects: A Holistic Perspective; References; Index; About the Author
Control code
778339836
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611327885
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 6983697
  • 9781598744903
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)778339836

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