Methadone maintenance treatment and making up people Valentine, Kylie en_US 2021-11-25T15:06:22Z 2021-11-25T15:06:22Z 2007 en_US
dc.description.abstract This article considers the operations of methadone maintenance treatment through the use of concepts proposed by actor-network theory and historical ontology. The former provokes a concern with the co-constitution of treatment regimes by various actors, including non-human actants.The latter provokes a concern with the creation of new identities. Analysis of methadone often examines treatment as a nether world, and clients as neither addicted nor autonomous.The analysis under taken here instead emphasizes what is produced in methadone maintenance treatment, rather than the inexactness of existing categories. It considers four identities produced through methadone treatment: the dissatisfied customer; the stable user; the individual in need of guidance; and the lay carer. This analysis enables a study of what and who is produced through treatment in terms that problematize simple distinctions between good and bad, addicted and independent, stable and chaotic. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0038-0385 en_US
dc.language English
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.rights CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 en_US
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dc.source Legacy MARC en_US
dc.title Methadone maintenance treatment and making up people en_US
dc.type Journal Article en
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unsw.relation.faculty Arts Design & Architecture
unsw.relation.ispartofissue 3 en_US
unsw.relation.ispartofjournal Sociology en_US
unsw.relation.ispartofpagefrompageto 497-514 en_US
unsw.relation.ispartofvolume 41 en_US
unsw.relation.originalPublicationAffiliation Valentine, Kylie, National Centre in HIV Social Research, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW en_US Centre for Social Research in Health *
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