Drink Spiking and Predatory Drugging: A Modern History by Pamela Donovan

By Pamela Donovan

This publication analyses universal perceptions approximately drink-spiking, a pervasive worry for lots of and infrequently a troubling reality. Ideas approximately spiked beverages have formed the way in which we predict approximately medications, alcohol, felony legislation, hazard, nightspots, and socializing for over 100 and fifty years, because the upward thrust of modern anaesthesia and artificial 'pharma-ubiquity'. The e-book deals a wide-ranging examine the always moving cultural and gender politics of 'psycho-chemical treachery'.
It presents wealthy case histories, assesses evolving clinical wisdom, and analyses the impact of social forces as disparate as Temperance and the acid lovers of the Sixties. Drawing on interdisciplinary learn, the booklet might be of significant curiosity to upper-level scholars and students of criminal legislation, forensic technological know-how, public wellbeing and fitness, and social movements.

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