Reinterpreting Ethnic Patterns among White and African American Men Who Inject Heroin: A Social Science of Medicine Approach

@article{Bourgois2006ReinterpretingEP,
  title={Reinterpreting Ethnic Patterns among White and African American Men Who Inject Heroin: A Social Science of Medicine Approach},
  author={Philippe Bourgois and Alexis N. Martinez and Alex H Kral and Brian R. Edlin and J. A. Schonberg and Daniel H. Ciccarone},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={295 - 352}
}
BACKGROUND Street-based heroin injectors represent an especially vulnerable population group subject to negative health outcomes and social stigma. Effective clinical treatment and public health intervention for this population requires an understanding of their cultural environment and experiences. Social science theory and methods offer tools to… CONTINUE READING