Final Reflections on Stigma and Implications for Research, Policy and Practice

William McGovern, Michelle Addison, Ruth McGovern

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At the beginning of this collection, we wrote about the power and the pain of stigma when it gets ‘under the skin’ (Hatzenbuehler, American Journal of Public Health 14:1–9, 2013; Finch, L. 2001. The classing gaze: Sexuality, class and surveillance, Crows Nest: st. Leonards, Australia: Allen and Unwin Ltd.; Kuhn, 1995; Devine, 2005). By bringing these chapters together here we wanted to provide an evidence base from which to draw attention to the (in)visible harm enacted on a person who uses drugs via mechanisms of stigma
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDrugs Stigma and Identity
EditorsMichelle Addison, William McGovern, Ruth McGovern
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783030982867
ISBN (Print)9783030982850, 9783030982881
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jul 2022

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