Michael Patrick Vaughn
Emory University
PsychologyCocaine dependenceSex workPopulationSocial psychology
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Who gets to define what counts as art when a genre is in flux? In the present analysis, I find that legitimated artists may also be able to act as intermediaries, such as critics and gatekeepers. I...
Systems of power influence client–sex worker interactions, in part, by shifting how actors perceive the interaction. In the present study, I argue that clients of sex workers determine appropriate behavior during the sex work transaction based on how they perceive the sex worker from whom they are purchasing services. Systems of power, such as race, socioeconomic status, and the local sex work status hierarchy, influence this perception. I present an analysis of national survey data on South Afr...
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How does Cecil know who he is if he cannot remember who he was? Using the Welcome to Night Vale episode “Cassette” as a jumping-off point, I argue that Cecil draws upon an array of mnemonic practices to cope with his forgotten past and a forced remembering of what appears to be a violent moment in his childhood. Cecil copes with the trauma of forced remembering by deciding that he will forget again until he feels prepared to remember again. Cecil’s journey to remember and forget serves as a case...
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Cocaine dependence continues to be a highly prevalent disorder, which is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Numerous medications have been investigated as potential adjunctive therapeutic measures, but with minimal success. None have been given Food and Drug Administration approval for treatment of cocaine dependence. (Am J Addict 2011;00:1–2)
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