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<!page vii, table of contents!> Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: The Social Shape of Abstinence One / Seeing Not-Doing: Time, Place, and Language Two / Historical Frames of Abstinence Three / Contemporary Abstainers Four / "You Gotta Run the Whole Tape": Pathways to Abstinence Part II: Doing Not-Doing Five / Determining What Counts: Abstinence Thresholds Six / Fire Walking Seven / Fence Building Eight / Negotiating Abstinence Strategies Nine / Verbal Performances of Abstinence Conclusion Appendixes Notes References Index
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Identity (Psychology) -- Social aspects.
Self-denial -- Social aspects.