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By Eugene Raikhel,William Garriott

Bringing anthropological views to undergo on habit, the individuals to this crucial assortment spotlight the contingency of habit as a class of human wisdom and adventure. in keeping with ethnographic learn carried out in websites from alcohol remedy clinics in Russia to Pentecostal habit ministries in Puerto Rico, the essays are associated through the members' cognizance to the dynamics—including the cultural, clinical, criminal, non secular, own, and social—that form the that means of "addiction" specifically settings. They learn the way it is known and skilled between execs operating within the felony justice process of a rural West Virginia neighborhood; Hispano citizens of recent Mexico's Espanola Valley, the place the speed of heroin overdose is without doubt one of the maximum within the usa; homeless girls partaking in an outpatient habit remedy application within the Midwest; machine-gaming addicts in Las Vegas, and so forth. The collection's editors recommend "addiction trajectories" as an invaluable rubric for examining the altering meanings of dependancy throughout time, position, associations, and person lives. Pursuing 3 fundamental trajectories, the members express how dependancy comes into being as an item of information, a domain of healing intervention, and a resource of subjective experience.

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. Nancy D. Campbell, E. Summerson Carr, Angela Garcia, William Garriott, Helena Hansen, Anne M. Lovell, Emily Martin, Todd Meyers, Eugene Raikhel, A. Jamie Saris, Natasha Dow Schüll

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By Eugene Raikhel,William Garriott

Bringing anthropological views to undergo on habit, the individuals to this crucial assortment spotlight the contingency of habit as a class of human wisdom and adventure. in keeping with ethnographic learn carried out in websites from alcohol remedy clinics in Russia to Pentecostal habit ministries in Puerto Rico, the essays are associated through the members' cognizance to the dynamics—including the cultural, clinical, criminal, non secular, own, and social—that form the that means of "addiction" specifically settings. They learn the way it is known and skilled between execs operating within the felony justice process of a rural West Virginia neighborhood; Hispano citizens of recent Mexico's Espanola Valley, the place the speed of heroin overdose is without doubt one of the maximum within the usa; homeless girls partaking in an outpatient habit remedy application within the Midwest; machine-gaming addicts in Las Vegas, and so forth. The collection's editors recommend "addiction trajectories" as an invaluable rubric for examining the altering meanings of dependancy throughout time, position, associations, and person lives. Pursuing 3 fundamental trajectories, the members express how dependancy comes into being as an item of information, a domain of healing intervention, and a resource of subjective experience.

Contributors
. Nancy D. Campbell, E. Summerson Carr, Angela Garcia, William Garriott, Helena Hansen, Anne M. Lovell, Emily Martin, Todd Meyers, Eugene Raikhel, A. Jamie Saris, Natasha Dow Schüll

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