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The Resource "HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia, (electronic resource)

"HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia, (electronic resource)

Label
"HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia
Title
"HIV is God's Blessing"
Title remainder
Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia
Creator
Subject
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
Dewey number
303.3/72094709051
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
"HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-258) and index
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
Control code
ocn756485064
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520948327
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613291790
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756485064
Label
"HIV is God's Blessing" : Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-258) and index
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
Control code
ocn756485064
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520948327
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613291790
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756485064

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