Neither villain nor victim: empowerment and agency among women substance abusers

Dimensions of women's power in the illicit drug economy / Tammy L. Anderson -- Seeing women, power, and drugs through the lens of embodiment / Elizabeth Ettorre -- Demonstrating a female-specific agency and empowerment in drug selling / Deborah Baskin and Ira Sommers -- Negotiating the streets...

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Other Authors: Anderson, Tammy L.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick, NJ [u.a.] Rutgers University Press 2008
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:Dimensions of women's power in the illicit drug economy / Tammy L. Anderson -- Seeing women, power, and drugs through the lens of embodiment / Elizabeth Ettorre -- Demonstrating a female-specific agency and empowerment in drug selling / Deborah Baskin and Ira Sommers -- Negotiating the streets : women, power, and resistance in streetlife social networks / Christopher Mullins -- Women's agency in the context of drug use / Yasmina Katsulis and Kim Blankenship -- Facilitating change for women? : exploring the role of therapeutic jurisprudence in drug court / Christine A. Saum and Allison R. Gray -- Negotiating gender for couples in methadone maintenance treatment / Margaret Kelley -- A spoonful of sugar? : treating women in prison / Margaret Malloch -- More of a danger to myself : community re-entry of dually diagnosed females involved with the criminal justice system / Stephanie Hartwell -- Hustling to save women's lives : empowerment strategies of recovering HIV-positive women / Michelle Tracy Berger -- Sex work and drug use : an argument for policy change / Phyllis Coontz and Cate Greibel
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XV, 226 S.
ISBN:9780813542089
9780813542096