Women Resisting AIDS: Feminist Strategies of Empowerment (Health, Society, & Policy)

Women Resisting AIDS: Feminist Strategies of Empowerment (Health, Society, & Policy)

By: Nancy Stoller (editor), Beth E. Schneider (editor)Paperback

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Beth E. Schneider is Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, and the co-editor of "The Social Context of AIDS". Nancy E. Stoller is Professor of Sociology and Community Studies and Director of the Women's Health Institute, University of California, Santa Cruz.

About Author

Beth E. Schneider is Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara, and the co-editor of The Social Context of AIDS.

Contents

Contributors Introduction: Feminist Strategies of Empowerment Beth E. Schneider and Nancy Stoller Part I: Women Confront the Problem of AIDS 1. AIDS in the 1990s: Individual and Collective Responsibility Eka Esu-Williams 2. Complications of Gender: Women, AIDS, and Law Nan Hunter 3. African-American Women at Risk: Notes on the Socio-Cultural Context of HIV Diane Lewis 4. Social Control, Civil Liberties, and Women's Sexuality Beth E. Schneider and Valerie Jenness Part II: Women and the Problematics of HIV Prevention 5. Sex Workers Fight Against Aids: An International Perspective Pricilla Alexander 6. Women in Families with Hemophilia and HIV: Improving Communication about Sensitive Issues Cathy Greenblat 7. AIDS Prevention, Minority Women, and Gender Assertiveness Barbara Sosnowitz 8. Transferability of American AIDS Prevention Models to South Afircan Youth Ntombifuthi Agnes Mtshali 9. Constructing the Outreach Moment: Street Intervention to Women at Risk Cathy J. Reback Part III: Women Organize AIDS Care and Foster Social Change 10. Call Us Survivors! Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases (WORLD) Rebecca Dennison 11. CAL-PEP: The Struggle to Survive Gloria Lockett 12. Lesbian Denial and Lesbian Leadership in the AIDS Epidemic: Bravery and Fear in the Construction of a Lesbian Geography of Risk Amber Hollibaugh 13. Some Comments on the Beginnings of AIDS Outreach to Women Drug Users in San Francisco Moher Downing 14. Action-Research and Empowerment in Africa Brooke Grundfest Schoepf 15. Lesbian Involvement in the AIDS Epidemic: Changing Roles and Generational Differences Nancy Stoller 16. The Role of Nurses in the HIV Epidemic Marcy Fraser and Diane Jones Part IV: Problems and Policies for Women in the Future 17. Challenges and Possibilities: Women, HIV, and the Health Care System in the 1990s Helen Rodriguez-Trias and Carola Marte 18. AIDS, Ethics, Reproductive Rights: No Easy Answers Cheri Pies 19. How AIDS Changes Development Priorities Mabel Bianco

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781566392693
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781566392693
  • ISBN10: 1566392691

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