Addicted Pregnant Poor

Author: Kelly Ray Knight
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822375184
Size: 29.95 MB
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In this stunning ethnography Kelly Ray Knight presents these women in all their complex humanity and asks what kinds of futures are possible for them given their seemingly hopeless situation.

Metrics

Author: Vincanne Adams
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 082237448X
Size: 74.14 MB
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This volume's contributors evaluate the accomplishments, limits, and consequences of using quantitative metrics in global health.

Stress And Resilience

Author: Leith Mullings
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461513693
Size: 37.79 MB
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Documenting the daily efforts of African Americans to protect their community against highly oppressive conditions, this ground-breaking volume chronicles the unique experiences of black women that place them at higher risk for morbidity ...

Women On Ice

Author: Miriam Boeri
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813554616
Size: 68.10 MB
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She asserts that if we are concerned that the war on drugs is a war on drug users, this book will alert us that it is also a war on suburban families.

Jailcare

Author: Carolyn Sufrin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520288661
Size: 21.78 MB
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This stunning book is a must-read not only for professionals in the field, but for every citizen who does not understand the consequences of mass incarceration for women, their children, their caretakers, and the society that allows it.

Parenting And Substance Abuse

Author: Nancy E. Suchman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019974310X
Size: 44.17 MB
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The chapters in this volume represent important new strides among researchers and clinicians to address and close the increasingly recognizable gap between addiction and developmental science.

In Pursuit Of The Good Life

Author: Jocelyn Lim Chua
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520957644
Size: 13.81 MB
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In this powerful ethnography, Jocelyn Chua draws on years of fieldwork to broaden the field of vision beyond suicide as the termination of life, considering how suicide generates new ways of living in these anxious times.

Structural Intimacies

Author: Sonja Mackenzie
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813560993
Size: 35.98 MB
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With vivid ethnographic detail, this book brings together scholarship on the structural dimensions of the AIDS epidemic and the social construction of sexuality to assert that shifting forms of sexual stories—structural intimacies—are ...