Invisible Bodies; the Urban Life of Drug Users in Harandi Neighbourhood, Tehran

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Abstract

This chapter takes the concept of dangerous bodies to reflect on the life of drug users and addicts in the decayed urban areas of Harandi Neighbourhood in Tehran. Based on autoethnography, the concepts of visibility/invisibility and bodies out of place is discussed. Moreover, the spatial organisation of the neighbourhood and the top-down power relations over production of dangerous bodies will be explored to shed light on the lives of drug users who believe that they do not having any rights to life.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCity, Public Space and Body; The Embodied Experience of Urban Life
EditorsAhmadreza Hakiminejad, Chien Lee, Asma Mehan
PublisherRoutledge
Pages(In-Press)
Publication statusPublished - 2025

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