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AIDS alibis : sex, drugs, and crime in the Americas

Author: Stephanie C Kane
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What do government health policies, Central American rituals, blue- and white-collar workers, HIV, and the war on drugs have in common with mayhem, murder, and other social evils? AIDS Alibis is a fresh, astute - in a word, hip - analysis of that commonality."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie C Kane
ISBN: 1566396271 9781566396271 156639628X 9781566396288
OCLC Number: 37966455
Description: 222 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: CONTENTS Acknowledgments1 Introduction Part I. Work2 Prostitution North3 Folk Surveillance4 Prostitution South Part II. Escape5 Death Rite6 Losing It7 Illusion and Control8 Easter in Livingston Part III. Crime9 Desperate10 The Positively Arrogant Mishap11 Outtakes12 Everything I Have Is Yours Notes Bibliography Index
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Presents a means for debating the issues connecting the AIDS pandemic to government policy and crime in the Americas. This work tackles the cultural landscape upon which AIDS, accompanied by poverty,  Read more...

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"Stephanie Kane performs a timely and passionate ethnographic drama of misguided drug wars, risky bodily practices, panicky cultural logic, and the political unconscious of AIDS.... a subtle, poetic Read more...

 
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