About Jarrett Zigon

Jarrett Zigon is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Amsterdam. His research interests cover morality and ethics, and particularly in the field of human rights-based HIV prevention and treatment programs

Articles by Jarrett Zigon

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Rethinking the possible

Everywhere you go, people of the world are fed up with states and the class of accountants and crooked despots that manage them. Jarrett Zigon believes that such consensus has afforded a unique historical opportunity for change. We must now begin to develop alternatives to the modern nation-state, the contemporary global economic order, and the current assumptions of “moral” behaviour

Russia’s heroin epidemic: why the government is ducking the issue

Drug addiction in Russia has reached epidemic proportions, but the government is refusing to address the problem head on, preferring instead to inveigh against external forces like the USA, NATO and the war in Afghanistan. Jarrett Zigon, who works with drug addicts in St Petersburg, considers the current problems and their implications for the future.

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