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High Book Release Party

11/09/2017 - 7:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Ingrid Walker's new book, High: Drugs, Desire, and a Nation of Users. The evening will include a reading, special guest star voices, a book-signing, and delicious (not-psychoactive) treats. High asks fundamental questions about US drug policies and social norms. Why do we endorse the use of some drugs and criminalize others? Why do we accept the necessity of a doctor-prescribed opiate but not the same thing bought off the street? This divided approach shapes public policy, the justice system, research, social services, and health care. And despite the decades-old war on drugs, drug use remains relatively unchanged.

Ingrid Walker is associate professor of American studies at the University of Washington, Tacoma.

 

Event address: 
King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
High: Drugs, Desire, and a Nation of Users Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780295742328
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Washington Press - October 11th, 2017

High Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780295742335
Availability: Available Now
Published: University of Washington Press - October 10th, 2017