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This seminar presents analysis from an ethnographic study with people engaging in recovery from harmful methamphetamine use. Their experiences are used to interrogate the ideas underpinning contemporary neoliberal understandings of agency, disease, and addiction, and work towards an alternative model of 'Extended Recovery' based in extended health and posthumanist theory.
Dr Samuel Brookfield
Samuel Brookfield is a postdoctoral research fellow at the UQ School of Public Health after recently completing his ethnographic PhD research on recovery from harmful methamphetamine use. His research agenda is aimed towards improving health care for marginalised populations through understanding complex experiences of health and illness.
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