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Initiation Ceremony in Drug Detention

Vincent Shing Cheng

in Hypocrisy: The Tales and Realities of Drug Detainees in China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455683
eISBN:
9789888455645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455683.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter further examines former prisoners’ experiences in the early phase of their imprisonment. With the example of the prison culture of ‘initiation ceremonies’, it argues that prison ... More


Undercover Reporting: Ah Wen’s Nightmare

David Bandurski, Martin Hala, and Ying Chan

in Investigative Journalism in China: Eight Cases in Chinese Watchdog Journalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091733
eISBN:
9789882207066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091733.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Close to midnight on March 13, 2002, a telephone call from his editor, Fang Hongning, jarred Yangcheng Evening News reporter Zhao Shilong awake. Fang said a woman had just called the newspaper's ... More


Addicts into Citizens: The Tribulations of New York’s Treatment Regime

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

in Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174525
eISBN:
9781400885183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174525.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the governing problems that set the stage for the 1973 drug laws and the ways different groups struggled to interpret and respond to them. It chronicles New York's efforts to ... More


The Church's Rehabilitation Program

Jarrett Zigon

in “HIV Is God's Blessing”: Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267626
eISBN:
9780520948327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267626.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the Russian Orthodox Church's program on drug rehabilitation and HIV prevention and treatment. The Church's institutional perspective espouses that overcoming the sinful life ... More


Introduction

Jarrett Zigon

in “HIV Is God's Blessing”: Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267626
eISBN:
9780520948327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267626.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter provides an understanding of the current HIV and injecting drug use epidemic in Russia and an explication of Russian Orthodox moral theology and human rights. The case of Andrei is used ... More


Drug Treatment with a Chinese Characteristic

Ko-lin Chin

in The Chinese Heroin Trade: Cross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479895403
eISBN:
9781479832514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479895403.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the issues of drug addiction and rehabilitation in China. It explores some of the factors contributing to the rise of addiction in China; discusses how drug users in China are ... More


Who Said Women Can’t Get Along?

Elizabeth Leslie

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In June 2005, the author of this chapter was sent to a drug rehabilitation program as an alternative to incarceration, called Project Greenhope Services for Women. Project Greenhope houses ... More


Some Closing Words

Jarrett Zigon

in “HIV Is God's Blessing”: Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267626
eISBN:
9780520948327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267626.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In the Russian Orthodox Church's perspective, HIV is considered God's blessing. This chapter sheds light on the unintended consequences of this blessing. The Church considers HIV a blessing because ... More


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