AIDS and the Body Politic: Biomedicine and Sexual Difference / Edition 1

AIDS and the Body Politic: Biomedicine and Sexual Difference / Edition 1

by Catherine Waldby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415141303

ISBN-13: 9780415141307

Pub. Date: 09/20/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415141307
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/20/1996
Series:
Writing Corporealities Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of acronyms
Acknowledgements
1Introduction: Total War1
2The Biomedical Imagination and the Anatomical Body: AIDS and the Nature/Culture Distinction19
3The Primal Scene of Immunology51
4Epidemiology and the Body Politic83
5Technologies of the Body Politic: The HIV Antibody Test112
6Conclusion: Sexual Identity and Contamination140
Notes148
Bibliography154
Index166

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