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Once Upon a Virus: AIDS Legends and Vernacular Risk Perception

Author: Diane E Goldstein
Publisher: [s.l.] : Utah State University, University Libraries, 2004.
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Introduction: philosophizing in a war zone -- "Tag, you've got AIDS" : HIV in folklore and legend -- Bad people and body fluids : contemporary legend and AIDS discourse -- Making sense : narrative and the development of culturally appropriate health education -- What exactly did they do with that monkey, anyway? : contemporary legend, scientific speculation, and the politics of blame in the search for AIDS origins  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane E Goldstein
ISBN: 9780874215878 0874215870
OCLC Number: 874354456
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Introduction: philosophizing in a war zone -- "Tag, you've got AIDS" : HIV in folklore and legend -- Bad people and body fluids : contemporary legend and AIDS discourse -- Making sense : narrative and the development of culturally appropriate health education -- What exactly did they do with that monkey, anyway? : contemporary legend, scientific speculation, and the politics of blame in the search for AIDS origins -- Welcome to the innocent world of AIDS : cultural viability, localization, and contemporary legend -- "Billy Ray virus" : the folk creation and official maintenance of a public health scapegoat -- "Banishing all the spindles from the kingdom" : reading needle-prick narratives as resistance -- Once upon a virus : public health and narrative as a proactive form.

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