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How to have theory in an epidemic : cultural chronicles of AIDS

Author: Paula A Treichler
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an argument about the AIDS epidemic from a knowledgeable and interdisciplinary standpoint. This book, containing essays, addresses a range of key issues, from biomedical discourse and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paula A Treichler
ISBN: 0822322862 9780822322863 0822323184 9780822323181
OCLC Number: 40331281
Description: xi, 477 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: AIDS, homophobia, and biomedical discourse: an epidemic of signification --
The burdens of history: gender and representation in AIDS discourse, 1981-1988 --
AIDS and HIV infection in the Third World: a first world chronicle --
Seduced and terrorized: AIDS in the media --
AIDS, HIV, and the cultural construction of reality --
AIDS narratives on television: whose story? --
AIDS, Africa, and cultural theory --
Beyond Cosmo: AIDS, identity, and inscriptions of gender --
How to have theory in an epidemic: the evolution of AIDS, treatment and activism.
Responsibility: Paula A. Treichler.

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"Looking backward and ahead, How to Have Theory in an Epidemic is nothing short of a handbook of the meanings of AIDS: as human experience, as political reality, as public service action, and, not Read more...

 
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