Activism Against AIDS

Activism Against AIDS : At the Intersection of Sexuality, Race, Gender and Class

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AIDS has claimed the lives of more than 400,000 people in the United States, becoming the focus of intense social activism. Brett Stockdill reveals that people living with HIV/AIDS are often multiply oppressed - women of color, for example - and explores how interlocking oppressions fragment activism and thus impede AIDS prevention and intervention. Demonstrating that a unified approach to issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality can most effectively combat the AIDS epidemic, he highlights the critical link between social analysis and public policy.
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  • Hardback | 210 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 453.6g
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1588261115
  • 9781588261113
  • 2,566,058

Table of contents

Society, Multiple Inequalities, and AIDS. Divisions Within the AIDS Movement. Communities of Color: Forging Unity. Acting Up for Prisoners with AIDS: AIDS Activism on Multiple Fronts. Cops, Courts, and the FBI: Repression and AIDS Activism. Conclusion: A Unified Approach to Social Movements.
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