The Political Economy of AIDS

The Political Economy of AIDS

by Merrill Singer

ISBN-10: 0895031779

ISBN-13: 9780895031778

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Baywood Publishing Company, Incorporated

Product Details

Baywood Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
Critical Approaches in the Health Social Sciences Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. IUnderstanding Epidemics in Political Economic Context1
Ch. 1Forging a Political Economy of AIDS3
Ch. 2Images of Catastrophe: The Making of an Epidemic33
Sect. IIGender, Ethnicity and Class in AIDS Risk in the Inner-City59
Ch. 3Articulating Personal Experience and Political Economy in the AIDS Epidemic: The Case of Carlos Torres61
Ch. 4Love, Jealousy, and Unsafe Sex among Inner-City Women75
Ch. 5Multiple Racial/Ethnic Subordination and HIV among Drug Injectors105
Sect. IIIThe Struggle for Care among People with HIV/AIDS129
Ch. 6Medical Access for Injecting Drug Users131
Ch. 7The Political Economy of Caregiving for People with HIV/AIDS149
Sect. IVAIDS in the Third World167
Ch. 8The Political Ecology of AIDS in Africa169
Ch. 9More than Money for Your Labor. Migration and the Political Economy of AIDS in Lesotho185
Ch. 10Political Economy and Cultural Logics of HIV/AIDS among the Hmong in Northern Thailand205
Name Index233
Topic Index235

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