::: Books :::

Beeler, S.W “Dance, Drugs and Escape: The Club Scene in Literature, Film and Television since the Late 1980s” 2007

Boothroyd, Dave “Culture on Drugs: Narco-Cultural Studies of High Modernity” (book) 

Collin, Matthew “Altered State: The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House” 1997 (see also: “Altered State (Updated Edition): The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House”) (no copy)

Jenkins, Philip. Synthetic Panics: The Symbolic Politics of Designer Drugs. New York: New York University Press, 1999.

Knowles, Cynthia. 2001. “Up all Night: A Closer Look at Club Drugs and Rave Culture”. Geneseo, N.Y: Red H Press.

Race, Kane “Pleasure Consuming Medicine: The Queer Politics of Drugs” 2009

Saunders, Nicholas. Ecstasy and the Dance Culture. Exeter: BPC Wheatons, 1995.

Valverde, Mariana “Diseases of the will: alcohol and the dilemmas of freedom” New York: Cambridge University Press. 1998

Wagner, A. L “The Adversaries of Dance: From the Puritans to the Present” 1997

::: Articles & Chapters :::

Bjerg, O. “Drug Addiction and Capitalism: Too Close to the Body” Body Society June 2008 vol. 14 no. 2 1-22

Connolly, William E. “Drugs, the Nation, and Freelancing: Decoding the Moral Universe of William Bennett.” In Drugs and the Limits of Liberalism: Moral and Legal Issues, edited by Pablo DeGreiff. New York: Cornell University Press, 1999.

Ewick, Patricia “The Subject Is Alcohol” Economy and Society, May 2000, v. 29, iss. 2, pp. 308-15

Goulding, Christina, Avi Shankar, Richard Elliot & Robin Canniford “The Marketplace Management of Illicit Pleasure”Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 35, Issue 5, 2009

Grayson, Kyle. 2008. “The (Geo)Politics of Dancing: Illicit Drugs and Canadian Rave.” In Chasing Dragons: S Identity, and Illicit Drugs in Canada, edited by Kyle Grayson. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Hemment, Drew (1997) e is for Ekstasis. New Formations, Spring (31). pp. 23-38. 

Hollywood, Brian “Dancing in the dark: Ecstasy, the dance culture, and moral panic in post ceasefire Northern Ireland” Critical Criminology Spring, 1997, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 62-77

Kavanaugh, Philip R. 2006. Solidarity and drug use in the electronic dance music scene. M.A. Thesis (Cult Anthropology), University of Delaware.

Levine, H.G. “The birth of American alcohol control: prohibition, the power elite, and the problem of lawlessness” Contemporary Drug Problems, Spring 1985

Pini, Maria. 1998. “Peak Practices‘: The Production and Regulation of Ecstatic Bodies.” In The Virtual Embo Presence/Practice/Technology, edited by John Wood. London: Routledge, 168-177.

Race, Kane “Drugs and domesticity: Fencing the Nation” Cultural Studies Review 10:2 2004 (pdf copy)

Race, Kane “The Pleasure Principle” SAM Summer 2009-10 

Reynolds, Simon “Feeling wonKy: is it ketamine’s turn to drive club culture?” The Guardian 2009 

Reynolds, Simon. 1997. “Return to Eden: Innocence, Indolence and Pastoralism in Psychedelic Music, 1966-19 Psychedelica Britannica: Hallucinogenic Drugs in Britain, edited by Antonio Melechi. London: Turnaround, 14

Riley, S., Morey, Y., & Griffin, C. “Ketamine: The Divisive Dissociative. A Discourse Analysis of the Constructions of Ketamine by Participants of a Free Party (Rave) Scene” Addiction Research & Theory Vol. 16, No. 3, 2008, pp. 217-230

Siokou, Christine; Moore, David; Lee, Helen ‘Muzzas’ and ‘Old Skool Ravers’: Ethnicity, drugs and the changing face of Melbourne’s dance party/club scene Health Sociology Review 2010 19:2 p.192-204 

Splintering Bone Ashes “Narcomaterialist fallacies” (on ketamine in music reporting)

Valverde, Mariana “’Slavery from within’: The Invention of Alcoholism and the Question of Free Will” Social History, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Oct., 1997), pp. 251-268

Wright, M. A. 1998. “The Great British Ecstasy Revolution.” In DIY Culture: Party and Protest in Nineties Britatin edited by McKay, George. London: Verso, 228-242.

“Club UK: Love, Ecstasy & Crime, 1993” in History is made at night: The politics of dancing and musicking (pdf copy) from: http://history-is-made-at-night.blogspot.co.uk

E is for Ecstasy – Rave Documentary (1992)

Ecstasy & Shelley’s Laserdome Rave Documentary (1993)


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