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AIDS: Setting a Feminist Agenda

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Book News Annotation:

Essays by researchers, counselors, and health professionals identify the implications of the HIV/AIDS epidemic for women in Britain and present an overview of the important medical, social, cultural, and political issues raised for feminist theory and practice. Topics include the impact of HIV/AIDS on women's lives, the effectiveness of current services for women, and new models for challenging the social factors conducive to the spread of HIV. Includes a list of British organizations for women affected by AIDS.
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Presents an overview of the important issues raised for feminist theory and practice by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and outlines the direction in which feminist debates about the subject are developing. The essays discuss medical issues; the social and political impact of HIV/AIDS on women and more.

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AIDS: Setting a Feminist Agenda presents an overview of the important issues raised for feminist theory and practice by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and outlines the direction in which feminist debates about the subject are developing. It makes essential links between feminism and HIV/AIDS work, and not only demonstrates that AIDS is a feminist issue, but also suggests areas where feminism is long overdue. The essays discuss medical issues; the specific social and political impact of HIV/AIDS on the lives of women of colour, lesbians, injecting drug users and prostitute women; And Current Health Educational And Health Promotional Practice As It relates to women.; The volume is theoretical and practical - suggesting theoretical models for understanding and challenging the social factors which are conducive to the spread of HIV among women and among men, as well as offering models of good practice for working with and for women.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780748401635
Editor:
Wilton, Tamsin
Other:
Doyal, Lesley
Other:
Doyal, Lesley
Editor:
Wilton, Tamsin
Author:
Doyal, Lesley
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Group
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Health Care Delivery
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
AIDS (Disease)
Subject:
Feminist theory
Subject:
Feminist criticism
Subject:
Aids
Subject:
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Subject:
Women's Health.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Feminist perspectives on the past and present
Series Volume:
140
Publication Date:
19940731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
220
Dimensions:
6.14x9.21x.46 in. .69 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Presents an overview of the important issues raised for feminist theory and practice by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and outlines the direction in which feminist debates about the subject are developing. The essays discuss medical issues; the social and political impact of HIV/AIDS on women and more.
"Synopsis" by , AIDS: Setting a Feminist Agenda presents an overview of the important issues raised for feminist theory and practice by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and outlines the direction in which feminist debates about the subject are developing. It makes essential links between feminism and HIV/AIDS work, and not only demonstrates that AIDS is a feminist issue, but also suggests areas where feminism is long overdue. The essays discuss medical issues; the specific social and political impact of HIV/AIDS on the lives of women of colour, lesbians, injecting drug users and prostitute women; And Current Health Educational And Health Promotional Practice As It relates to women.; The volume is theoretical and practical - suggesting theoretical models for understanding and challenging the social factors which are conducive to the spread of HIV among women and among men, as well as offering models of good practice for working with and for women.
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