This essay considers key themes in the history of HIV/AIDS, including biopolitics, affective communities, epidemics, and the meanings of immunity. It traces a set of intellectual, existential, and material connections between bioscientific inquiry, human existence, care, and community. The authors emphasize the ways that human vulnerability bespeaks social life.
Ed Cohen, Julie Livingston; AIDS. Social Text 1 September 2009; 27 (3 (100)): 39–42. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/01642472-2009-005
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