Lessons from the Damned: Queers, Whores and Junkies Respond to AIDS

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Overview

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415919609
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/20/1998
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy E. Stoller is Professor of Community Studies and Sociology at the University of California at Santa Cruz. She is the co-editor of Women Resisting AIDs: Feminist Strategies of Empowerment.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations
Preface: From the Grass Roots
Introduction 1
1 Women's Histories of AIDS 9
2 Going Mainstream: The San Francisco AIDS Foundation 33
3 Becoming Visible: Asian Americans 63
4 When Sex Workers Run AIDS Organizations 81
5 Pushing the Point: Anarchism, Genocide, and Needle Exchange 97
6 Foucault in the Streets: New York City Act(s) UP 113
7 Lessons from the Damned 135
Endnotes 157
Index 171
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