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The White Noise

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 White Noise

Just a Look: The Threat and Persona of Assault and Violence

Chino, 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. ————————- OBJECTIVES: This study estimated the frequency and correlates of intimate partner violence by type (physical, sexual, battering, [...]

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The White Noise

Conversations with Men on the Run, or Not on the Run

Sonya and Eric's New Home

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. ————————- Delaware researchers have argued for a continuum of primary (in prison), secondary (work release), and tertiary (aftercare) [...]

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The White Noise

Why a Heroin Vaccine Isn’t a Fix-It

Carmela

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. ————————- Heroin addiction, a chronic relapsing disorder characterized by excessive drug taking and seeking, requires constant psychotherapeutic and [...]

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Who Feels the War on Drugs? Two Hours in Drugs and Poverty

Brenda

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. ————————- In response to the newly-released US 2013 National Drug Strategy (PDF), I’ve written a portrait of those [...]

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Are Urban Drug Dealers as Supernatural as Vampires and Aliens?

Courtesy of twp, Wikimedia Commons

The most studied media empire topics in the last 20 years, and arguably the most popular, lie in the fantastical realm — aliens, vampires, dual realities…and drug dealers. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Matrix, Alien, and The Wire comprise the most academically cited TV shows and films of recent times. There are, of course, a [...]

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