Chasing the Dragon

High Praise for Chasing the Dragon “Thesharp eye of a world-class reporter, the narrative skill of an accomplished author, the perspective of decades, and one of the most consequential, tumultuous stories of our time—what could be a ...

Author: Roy Rowan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781599217017

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chasing the dragon

Renata Salecl, Katherine Carl, Yuri Leiderman, David Balzar. stephen j shanabrook chasing dragon the hibernating during fight with the devil. c-print from cotton candy.

Author: Renata Salecl

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781365929014

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Contemporary conceptual Artist Book about Stephen j Shanabrook. General overview of artists work with texts from: Ranata Salecl, Yuri Leiderman, Katherine Carl, David Balzer and Stephen j Shanabrook. This artist is known for his eclectic styles and choices of materials ie. chocolate and recycled plastics.
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Chasing Dragons

... discourses of security/insecurity, and representations of Self and Other within the field of illicit drugs in Canada, it is instructive to draw from the metaphor 'chasing the dragon,' a slang term for using opium.

Author: Kyle Grayson

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802092878

Category: Political Science

Page: 323

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Canada has received significant attention of late for initiating a government-sponsored medical marijuana program and for its flirtation with marijuana decriminalization. At best, these initiatives have contributed to Canada being seen as a reluctant ally by Washington, and, at worst, as a potential threat. The result of this impression is increasing American pressure to adopt more robust domestic security policies. At the same time, the Canadian public sees itself as holding unique values that differ from those held by its neighbour to the south. Supposedly these values are best reflected by a distinctive security outlook which produces reasonable responses to potential threats, a sharp contrast to the manic actions of the United States. Chasing Dragons challenges these presumptions of difference and exposes the security politics and policy that they make possible. Focusing on the issues surrounding illicit drugs, Kyle Grayson examines how discourses and practices of security policy actually contribute to the construction of Canadian national and cultural identity. This analysis is also relevant beyond Canada. Crucially, this book identifies the dangers of underestimating the centrality of race and geopolitics to civic conceptions of nationality in liberal societies. Chasing Dragons reconsiders the meaning of security. Additionally, it discusses avenues for resisting the insecurity produced by liberal states in the post-9/11 world. This critical approach reveals the pervasiveness of power in contemporary Canadian society, how this power is hidden, and the consequences for progressive social politics.
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Chasing the Dragon

Yet, as she spoke of Jesus Christ, brutal Triad gangsters were converted, prostitutes quit, and Jackie discovered a new treatment for drug addiction: baptism in the Holy Spirit.

Author: Jackie Pullinger

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444717976

Category: Religion

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Until it was pulled down, the Walled City was Hong Kong's most foreboding territory. It was a lawless place, dominated by the Triads, and which the police hesitated to enter. Strangers were unwelcome. Drug smuggling and heroin addiction flourished, as did prostitution and pornography, extortion and fear. When Jackie Pullinger set sail from England in 1966 she had no idea that God was calling her to the Walled City. Yet, as she spoke of Jesus Christ, brutal Triad gangsters were converted, prostitutes quit, and Jackie discovered a new treatment for drug addiction: baptism in the Holy Spirit.
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Chasing the Dragon

Readers will be inspired by this tale of trust and loving like Jesus.

Author: Jackie Pullinger

Publisher: Chosen Books

ISBN: 0800797035

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Inside Hong Kong was the infamous Walled City. Strangers were not welcome there. Police hesitated to enter. It was a haven of filth, crime, and sin. Prostitution, pornography, and drug addiction flourished. Jackie Pullinger had grown up believing that if she put her trust in God, He would lead her. When she was twenty years old, God called her to the Walled City. She obeyed. And as she spoke of Jesus Christ, brutal hoods were converted, prostitutes retired from their trade, and heroin junkies found new power that freed them from the bondage of drug addiction. Hundreds discovered new life in Christ. Chasing the Dragon tells the whole amazing story exactly as it happened. Equally amazing has been the reach of this ministry, now detailed in this updated and revised edition. From Hong Kong to the Philippines, Thailand, and beyond, the ministry that started with Jackie and her friends taking people in to live and care for them has continued and developed to form the present St. Stephen's Society. Readers will be inspired by this tale of trust and loving like Jesus.
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Molecules of Death

Prior to the mid 1970s, heroin abuse in the UK was almost exclusively by the intravenous route, but this changed by the mid 1980s as other routes, particularly “chasing the dragon” took over and increased in popularity.

Author: Rosemary H. Waring

Publisher: Imperial College Press

ISBN: 9781860948145

Category: Medical

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This book has been developed over many years from several popular courses taught to students at both Birmingham and London universities. It provides an important step in introducing principles and concepts within the field of toxicology. The underlying mechanisms of toxicity are highlighted through examples taken from gases, minerals, plants, fungi, bacteria, marine creatures, industrial chemicals and pharmacological agents.In this second edition, the text has been completely revised and expanded with the addition of six new chapters ? carbon monoxide, hydrofluoric acid, lead, mushroom, toxins, paracetamol, paraquat and diquat. Each chapter is self-sufficient, enabling readers to dip into chapters of interest at random without any lack of understanding. The book is informative, with numerous clinical details, and will appeal to those who wish to delve into this fascinating subject.
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A World of Opportunities

In the United States , for example , heroin is used intravenously almost to the exclusion of other techniques , such as " chasing the dragon . " Indeed , such techniques would lose their effect because of the impurity of the heroin in ...

Author: M. Grapendaal

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791422429

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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This book examines the policies of the Dutch toward illicit drug use and the effect these policies have had on heroin addicts and drug-related crime.
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The Language of Heaven

Jackie Pullinger and Andrew Quicke, Chasing the Dragon: One Woman's Struggle Against the Darkness of Hong Kong's Drug Dens (Bloomington, MN: Chosen Books, 1980, 2014), 34. 3. Pullinger and Quicke, Chasing the Dragon, 35. 4.

Author: Sam Storms

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ISBN: 9781629996073

Category: Religion

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What does the gift giver say about the gift He gave? This book will help you overcome the arguments, fears, and anxieties related to this gift. FEATURES AND BENEFITS Shares the author's personal testimony and spiritual journey with speaking in tongues Examines the history of this gift in the church for the past two thousand years Interacts with those who have denied that this gift is valid for today's church Speaks to the relationship between Spirit baptism, Spirit filling, and the gift of tongues Few other issues have separated the church more than the issue of tongues. Sam Storms focuses on this controversial subject with his signature insights to theology and the gifts of the spirit. What does the gift giver say about the gift He gave? Storms seeks to bring balance to this subject in The Language of Heaven as he wrestles with this sensitive issue experientially as well as theologically. He ultimately provides a platform to allow God to speak for Himself as he addresses every text of Scripture on the subject and engages with every theological issue that speaking in tongues provokes. As a pastor, Storms knows the questions that the typical churchgoer is asking and provides clear and accessible answers to them all, including: Is the gift of tongues for every Christian or only some? How does the gift of tongues operate in the life of the believer individually in private practice? How does the gift of tongues operate in the corporate assembly of God's church? How is the Christian edified and strengthened by praying in tongues? How do I pray for the gift and prepare my heart to receive it? You can overcome the arguments, fears, and anxieties related to this spiritual gift. Remember, God gives only good gifts, and it is His intention that His church utilize all that He has provided so that we might experience all that He is.
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Dragon Blood

We were chasing a white and silvery-blue . . . thing,' Flynn hesitated. 'Dragons, you were chasing dragons. I was the silvery-blue thing, as you put it, but now I'm a human . . .' Emily stopped speaking as if suddenly just realising ...

Author: Brendan Hudson

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781479748839

Category: Fiction

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Battles are raging in both worlds and time is rapidly running out. With Ze'ev creating a massive army to invade the human world, and Uhila-Ruark hell-bent on destroying Onani once again; this is Emily's last chance. With her new weapon and new skills she is ready to take on evil, and end it once and for all. But with her dragon friends trapped in the human world, and her other friends spread throughout the land fighting their own battles, the odds are stacking up against her. and just to make matters worse, the military have found their way into the dragon world. Two evil dragons and an entire army against one fourteen year old girl isn't very fair-but everyone knows that Emily Sutton is not an ordinary fourteen year old girl. the fate of both worlds is on her shoulders.
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