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Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372547-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7254-7
Published: 12 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386414-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8641-4
... vinh-kim nguyen Uses and Pleasures: Sexual Modernity, hiv/aids, and Confessional Technologies in a West African Metropolis...
Published: 23 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371984-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7198-4
... 5 queering the call center Sexual Politics, HIV/AIDS, and the Crisis of (Re)Production The late 2000s was an exciting time for bpo companies in the Philippines, as the growth of the offshore industry...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... very meaning of HIV itself, leading to new, symbolic incarnations of HIV in the domain of political economy. Hans Tao-­Ming Huang | 14 | HIV Care as Social Rehabilitation Medical Governance, the AIDS Surveillance Industry, and...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396963-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9696-3
... 3 AIDS and HIV Infection in the Third World: A First World Chronicle Understanding the AIDS epidemic as a medical phenomenon involves understanding it as a cultural phenomenon. Yet excessively positivist or commonsensical notions of culture may limit our ability to...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396963-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9696-3
... 5 AIDS, HIV, and the Cultural Construction of Reality Scientific activity is not "about nature," it is a fierce fight to construct reality. -Bruno Latour and Steve Woolgar, Laboratory Life You don't have 500 dollars for the operation? For 50 bucks I'll touch up the X-ray...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379232
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7923-2
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... biomedical prevention as medi- cal circumcision programs are ramped up. Within the aids industry, these approaches are referred to as the “new prevention technologies” (npts). It must be underlined that most of these npts have been developed mindful of the particular epidemiological realities of hiv...
Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... the absence of card-­carrying denialists, we are returned to arguments over the factual. Does hiv cause aids? here Is ­t evidence that certain herbs restore the immune system? And we are also reminded, as Didier Fassin has suggested, that denialism is “an ideological position whereby one [is...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... health officials, scientists, legislatures, politicians, nongovernmental organ­ izations, and non-­state actors whose actions pull hiv into the sphere of po­ liti ife.­cal It isl not uncommon t­oday to hear hiv/aids described as a threat to personal health, public health, state security, and global...
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373636-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7363-6
... a megaphone. Like other amaso- sha (soldiers), he is silent on aids, though the epidemic is raging. December 2006, esiPongweni On a rusted oil drum dumped outside a gate: “dj Zola dj Dezzi hiv aid ndakwaLuzu [sic, at the place of the Zulu Splats of red paint. Boys had been conversing there...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... of the major hiv/aids counseling ngo in the country. There was quiet speculation, but nobody spoke aloud about fears of her also being infected. She never men- tioned her hiv status herself. Instead Family members spoke appreciatively about how well she managed to support her children and all...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... condom.3 Kerry Thomas is serving thirty years in Idaho, even though his accuser agrees that he always used a condom.4 All over the United States — ­and in much of the world — ­people living with hiv/aids (plhiv) are facing criminal penalties for nondisclosure of their hiv status prior to...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... that she told him to use a condom.3 Kerry Thomas is serving thirty years in Idaho, even though his accuser agrees that he always used a condom.4 All over the United States — ­and in much of the world — ­people living with hiv/aids (plhiv) are facing criminal penalties for nondisclosure of...
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... mediating between regulation, trial work, and care. It is the activities of generally female and low paid nurses and social workers that transform women into “cooperative subjects for hiv/aids re- search” (Booth 2004, 7). Cared for by the Test: Pleasure, Choice, and Proximity to the Laboratory...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... the age of nine months, her daughter fell sick. aids was the diagnosis. The mother and her boyfriend had blood tests. Both were hiv positive. Their relationship became difficult and, shortly after the baby’s death, they broke up. The woman started to work in a home-­based care program for the...
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... been shown to protect men against hiv and has joined the armamentarium of biomedical prevention as medi- cal circumcision programs are ramped up. Within the aids industry, these approaches are referred to as the “new prevention technologies” (npts). It must be underlined that most of these npts...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... Marlon M. Bailey takes to task the epidemiological surveillance of unprotected sex among black gay men within HIV/AIDS prevention discourses and institutions. Drawing on interviews and analyses of black gay men’s profiles on gay sex websites, Bailey demonstrates how aims to prevent hiv...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
..., and I intentionally chose those narratives because I didn’t want to reinforce that idea that all the down low is about is black men who have sex with men while having wives or girlfriends, right? JK: And being carriers of HIV/AIDS. JM: Right, and being carriers of HIV/AIDS and passing it...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... and asserts that his performance work is a form of activism. He contends, for example, that DL men being blamed for the rise of new cases of HIV/AIDS among heterosexual black women motivated him to write a play that would counter that discourse. Part V Dancin’ the Down Low Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr...