Righteous Dopefiend

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Index
Italicized page numbers refer to illustrations.
abscesses, 97, 101, 222; and community of addicted bodies, 81, 88, 91, 92–93, 97–106; and critically applied anthropology, 303–5; and intimate apartheid, 27, 36–37; and law enforcement, 217, 229; scarring from, xviii, 11, 11, 100, 105, 305; as selfpunishment, 5, 102, 192–93; self-treatment of, 101–102, 223, 253; and skin-popping, 8, 10, 11, 88, 97, 100, 217; surgery protocol for, 27, 99, 100– 103, 305; and treatment for addiction, 279, 286
abstinence treatments, 106, 109, 284, 298–99, 301–2, 307
abuse: and childhood experiences, 123–28, 132, 142– 45, 311; and critically applied anthropology, 23, 311, 318–19; and making money, 155, 164–67; and male love, 212; and parenting, 192–99; theory of, 16– 17, 19, 60, 146, 166, 197, 298, 318–20. See also domestic violence; lumpen abuse; sexual abuse
Acapulco Gold, 139
addiction, 14–15, 20, 23, 42, 76–77; and childhood experiences, 22, 126, 138, 142–43, 145; and community of addicted bodies, 22, 80–82, 81, 108; and critically applied anthropology, 298–300, 311–12, 318–19; and everyday addicts, 240–41, 242–69, 243, 245; and making money, 155–56, 181; and male love, 218, 235–37; and parenting, 193, 199–207; and treatment, 272, 284–85. See also alcoholism; cocaine; crack smoking; dopesickness; heroin
affirmative action, 162
affordable housing, 309–12. See also housing projects; public housing; rental units; SRO (single-room occupancy) hotels
African-Americans: childhood experiences of, 22, 118–29, 132–35; and community of addicted bodies, 81, 85, 87–88, 91–96, 100–101, 114; and critically applied anthropology, 303, 308, 310–11, 313–15; and everyday addiction, 248, 252, 254– 55, 264–65, 268–69; and gender relations, 49– 52, 95; and intimate apartheid, 5, 28–38, 41–45; and law enforcement, 167, 173, 178; and making money, 159–60, 162–63, 166–68, 170–73, 176, 178; and male love, 211, 220, 227, 229–30; migration of, 28, 120–21, 124, 149–50, 166; and parenting, 184, 186, 191, 199–200, 206; and treatment, 275, 279, 282–83, 285–86, 288, 290. See also names of African-Americans
agency, 15–16, 18, 20, 22, 162–64, 172, 180–81, 318–19
age profile, 4–5
AIDS. See HIV/AIDS
Aid to Families with Dependent Children, 27
Al (pseudonym): childhood experiences of, 118; and community of addicted bodies, 87, 93–95, 102, 114; and critically applied anthropology, 320; and everyday addiction, 243, 244, 247; and gender relations, 51, 65–66, 70–73, 76; and intimate apartheid, 26–27, 29, 36, 42–45; and making money, 149, 159, 164–66, 177; and parenting, 197–99, 215
alcohol, 4–6; and childhood experiences, 118, 122, 128, 131, 140; and community of addicted bodies, 22, 83, 87, 106, 108–9, 112; and critically applied anthropology, 311–14; and everyday addiction, 242, 244, 248, 250, 253, 255–56, 260, 263–64; and gender relations, 48–50, 53–55, 60, 63–64, 67–68, 73; and intimate apartheid, 27, 29, 32–33, 35, 38, 40; and making money, 153–55, 159, 164, 167, 170, 179; and male love, 23, 210, 212–14, 226, 228, 237–38; and parenting, 186–87, 197–98, 200, 202, 207; and treatment, 272, 282, 285, 287, 289–90
alcoholism: and childhood experiences, 118, 132, 142–44, 155; and intimate apartheid, 26, 38; and making money, 150–51, 155
alleys. See back alleys
Alternative Programs Division (sheriff’s dept.), 290
American Journal of Epidemiology, 307
American Pimp (film, 2000), 95
American Psychiatric Association, 5, 16
AM radio, 72, 90, 180, 242, 257
Andy (pseudonym of moving company owner), 154, 159, 178–79, 223, 226, 228–29
anesthesia, 101, 103
Antioch (Calif.), 93–94, 123, 203–4, 207, 265–67, 280
applied anthropology, 297–98. See also public anthropology
Arabs, 29, 35, 50, 159, 192, 197, 264
Arthur (pseudonym), 123–26, 202, 280
Aryan Brotherhood, 92, 248
asbestos removal, 152–53, 159, 177
Asians, 28–29, 159, 170, 178, 180, 192
Atget, Eugene, 21

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Table of contents

  • Title Page xxvi
  • Contents xxx
  • Introduction - A Theory of Abuse 1
  • Chapter 1 - Intimate Apartheid 25
  • Chapter 2 - Falling in Love 47
  • Chapter 3 - A Community of Addicted Bodies 79
  • Chapter 4 - Childhoods 117
  • Chapter 5 - Making Money 147
  • Chapter 6 - Parenting 183
  • Chapter 7 - Male Love 209
  • Chapter 8 - Everyday Addicts 241
  • Chapter 9 - Treatment 271
  • Conclusion - Critically Applied Public Anthropology 297
  • Notes on the Photographs 321
  • References 327
  • Acknowledgments 344
  • Index 346
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