Surviving Heroin / Edition 1

Surviving Heroin / Edition 1

by Jennifer Friedman
     
 

An account of the experiences of 37 women who use methadone-heroin survivors whose lives continue to be controlled by methadone and by the clinics that dispense it - concentrates on women in Florida who grew up during the 1950s and 1960s.

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An account of the experiences of 37 women who use methadone-heroin survivors whose lives continue to be controlled by methadone and by the clinics that dispense it - concentrates on women in Florida who grew up during the 1950s and 1960s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813027166
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Millie's Story38
3Life on Heroin: Voices of Resistance66
4Life on Rock Bottom: The Limits of Resistance103
5Life on the Clinic: Creating Safe Deviants and Docile Bodies130
6Undermining, Sidestepping, and Resisting170
7Conclusion203
Afterword209
Notes211
References215
Index227

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