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The White Noise

Overdosing While Homeless, Vanishing from Family

Courtesy of Chris Arnade

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Abstract Background: Homeless people are at high risk for illness and have higher death rates than the [...]

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The Importance of Possessions While Homeless

Courtesy of Chris Arnade

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Abstract: This research utilized an ethnographic approach to advance our understanding of the survival strategies employed by [...]

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Meeting at a Methadone Clinic, Double-Crossing for Drug Sale

Courtesy of Chris Arnade

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Data were analyzed from the nationwide Treatment Outcome Prospective Study (TOPS) to assess whether current and former [...]

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Facebook Updates While Homeless and in Rehab

Courtesy of Chris Arnade

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- To examine why court mandated offenders dropout of drug treatment and to compare their characteristics, treatment experiences, [...]

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The Unspeakable Stillness of HIV

Courtesy of Chris Arnade

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Abstract Objectives. We report HIV seroprevalence and risk factors for urban indigent adults. Methods. A total of [...]

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Women’s Portraits and Stories vs. the Sex Men Want from Them

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This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Homeless women experience extensive health risks including physical and sexual victimization. Few studies that have gathered information [...]

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Circle, Hunt Women for Sex; Post in a Forum about It

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This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- The experiences of prostitutes have been missing from studies of violence and rape, as has the problem [...]

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The Man with Two Names, for Charm and Retribution

Moses, Hunts Point

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- This article examines the subculture of violence thesis as it relates to female street sex workers in [...]

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The Harm Men Do Women in the Bronx

Sarah and Ramone, Hunts Point

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted while residing next to a crack house in El Barrio, New York, [...]

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When ‘Pimp’ and ‘Boyfriend’ Become Interchangeable

Courtesy of Chris Arnade

This post is part of a collaborative narrative series composed of my writing and Chris Arnade’s photos exploring issues of addiction, poverty, prostitution and urban anthropology in Hunts Point, Bronx. For more on the series, look here. ————————- Street-level prostitution is comprised of both pimp-controlled prostitution and independent entrepreneurial prostitution. Although much of the more [...]

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