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The Resource "HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia

"HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia

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"HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia
Title
"HIV is God's Blessing"
Title remainder
Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia
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Language
eng
Summary
This provocative study examines the role of today's Russian Orthodox Church in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Russia has one of the fastest-growing rates of HIV infection in the world--80 percent from intravenous drug use--and the Church remains its only resource for fighting these diseases. Jarrett Zigon takes the reader into a Church-run treatment center where, along with self-transformational and religious approaches, he explores broader anthropological questions--of morality, ethics, what constitutes a "normal" life, and who defines it as such. Zigon argues that this rare Russian partnership betw
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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"HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia
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"HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1ppm44
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-258) and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I BACKGROUNDS; 1. HIV, Drug Use, and the Politics of Indifference; 2. The Church's Rehabilitation Program; 3. The Russian Orthodox Church, HIV, and Injecting Drug Use; 4. Moral and Ethical Assemblages; 5. Synergeia and Simfoniia: Orthodox Morality, Human Rights, and the State; 6. Working on the Self; PART II PRACTICES; 7. Enchurchment; 8. Cultivating a Normal Life; 9. Normal Sociality: Obshchenie and Controlling Emotions; 10. Disciplining Responsibility: Labor and Gender; Some Closing Words; Notes; References
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1 online resource (268 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520948327
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rdamedia
Media type code
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