Drug control

American Trip

Author: Ido Hartogsohn

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Category: Drug control

Page: 432

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Going well beyond the merely descriptive, it spells out the crucial implications that the insights of set and setting hold for questions of medicine and drug policy. It suggests that drug policy has generally been barking up the wrong tree. Rather than focusing on the types of drugs people use, drug policy should focus on how people use them. In addition, greater medical efficacy gains can be achieved by focusing on considerations of set and setting, rather than on drug development. The book is unique in the broad, in-depth historical and cultural analysis it affords to the subject of context (set and setting) and its crucial role in shaping drug effects across times and cultures. It is the first book to deeply and thoroughly engage the idea that social and cultural forces and themes shape drug experiences within a culture, by providing an account which meshes together the social, the cultural, the medical, the historical and the pharmacological. .
Lease and rental services

Trip Leasing (Interstate Commerce Act)

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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Category: Lease and rental services

Page: 520

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Considers legislation to prohibit ICC from regulating motor carrier leasing.
Photography

The American Trip

Author: Philip Monk

Publisher: Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

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Category: Photography

Page: 64

View: 608

America is fascinated by outlaws, outcasts and others who populate the margins of society. Through the work of artists Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, Cady Noland and Richard Prince, Philip Monk focuses on these marginalized groups and acknowledges the role artists play in normalizing the image of the outcast.
Travel

Ilf and Petrov's American Road Trip

Author: Илья Ильф

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

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Category: Travel

Page: 158

View: 809

Presents images of American life and humorous observations from the travelogue of two special correspondents for the Russian newspaper "Pravda" who traveled from New York to California and back in 1935.
Literary Collections

Zigzag Journeys in the Great Northwest; Or, a Trip to the American Switzerland

Author: Hezekiah Butterworth

Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com

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Category: Literary Collections

Page: 130

View: 518

Publisher: Boston Estes and Lauriat Subjects: Northwest, Canadian -- Description and travel Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be numerous typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book there.
Travel

South American Handbook

Author: Ben Box

Publisher: Passport Books

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Category: Travel

Page: 1680

View: 247

Describes the continent, discusses its history, and provides information on accommodations, dining, attractions, and activities
Young Adult Fiction

American Road Trip

Author: Patrick Flores-Scott

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

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Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 543

A heartwrenching YA coming of age story about three siblings on a roadtrip in search of healing. With a strong family, the best friend a guy could ask for, and a budding romance with the girl of his dreams, life shows promise for Teodoro “T” Avila. But he takes some hard hits the summer before senior year when his nearly perfect brother, Manny, returns from a tour in Iraq with a devastating case of PTSD. In a desperate effort to save Manny from himself and pull their family back together, T’s fiery sister, Xochitl, hoodwinks her brothers into a cathartic road trip. Told through T’s honest voice, this is a candid exploration of mental illness, socioeconomic pressures, and the many inescapable highs and lows that come with growing up—including falling in love. Christy Ottaviano Books