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Sexed Work: Gender, Race, and Resistance in a Brooklyn Drug Market
- L. Maher
- 6 November 1997
1. Readings of Victimization and Volition 2. Taking it on the Street 3. Gender, Work, and Informalization 4. A Reserve Army: Women and the Drug Market 5. Jobs for the Boyz: Street Hustles 6. A Hard… Expand
POLICING AND PUBLIC HEALTH Law Enforcement and Harm Minimization in a Street-level Drug Market
This article describes the impact of street-level law enforcement on Australia's principal heroin market. Based on three years of research, including interviews and extended ethnographic fieldwork,… Expand
The effects of female sex, viral genotype, and IL28B genotype on spontaneous clearance of acute hepatitis C virus infection
Although 20%‐40% of persons with acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection demonstrate spontaneous clearance, the time course and factors associated with clearance remain poorly understood. We… Expand
Incidence and risk factors for hepatitis C seroconversion in injecting drug users in Australia.
AIMS To determine the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and identify risk factors for seroconversion. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. Participants were recruited through direct… Expand
Sequential Bottlenecks Drive Viral Evolution in Early Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Hepatitis C is a pandemic human RNA virus, which commonly causes chronic infection and liver disease. The characterization of viral populations that successfully initiate infection, and also those… Expand
Modelling the hepatitis C virus epidemic in Australia.
BACKGROUND Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in Australia is predominantly transmitted through injecting drug use. A reduction in the heroin supply in Australia in late 2000 and early 2001 may have… Expand
Are people who inject performance and image-enhancing drugs an increasing population of Needle and Syringe Program attendees?
Australian studies of people who inject performance and image-enhancing drugs (PIED) have identified subgroups including professional sportspeople, occupational users (those in protective… Expand
Young Women Engaged in Sex Work in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Have High Incidence of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Use: New Challenges to HIV Prevention and Risk
Objectives: To estimate prevalence and incidence of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI) and associated risk factors among young women working as sex workers (SWs) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.… Expand
Don't leave us this way: ethnography and injecting drug use in the age of AIDS
- L. Maher
- 1 October 2002
Abstract This article draws on personal and professional experience to provide a reflexive and personalised account of a longstanding ethnographic engagement with injecting drug use. Combining… Expand
Challenges in maintaining treatment services for people who use drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic
The impact of COVID-19 across health services, including treatment services for people who use drugs, is emerging but likely to have a high impact. Treatment services for people who use drugs provide… Expand