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Feminisms, HIV and AIDS Subverting Power, Reducing Vulnerability

ISBN-10: 0230348807

ISBN-13: 9780230348806

Edition: 2012

Authors: Vicci Tallis

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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 7/30/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 225
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.012

Figures and Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations and Acronyms
Introduction
Process and power
What this book is about
Organization of the book
Making the Case: Why a Feminist Response is Necessary
The three epidemics: HIV, AIDS and stigma
The impact of HIV and AIDS on women
Understanding vulnerability
Theories of Power: Feminisms in Action
The 'problem' of gender
Understanding power
Using feminist theory: power as an explanation for vulnerability
Feminisms as resistance
Power Over? The Influence of Donors
The funding terrain for women, HIV and AIDS in southern Africa
Defining the role of donors
Power With: Mobilizing Around Identity and Issue
Social movements, women's movements
Women's involvement in HIV and AIDS
Case study: organizing around identity; women living with HIV and AIDS
Mobilizing around identity
Solidarity: fighting for sexual and reproductive rights
Case study: mobilizing around an issue; global action for microbicides
What is a microbicide?
The politics of microbicide research
Microbicide activism: different role players, different agendas?
Microbicide activism at a local level
Power To: Multiple Vulnerabilities, Trafficking, HIV & AIDS in South Asia
Understanding trafficking
HIV and AIDS in South Asia
Understanding the realities of women's and girls' lives in South Asia
Trafficking, HIV and AIDS: power as problem
Current responses to trafficking
Power Within: Lesbian Sexuality in the Jacob Zuma Rape Trial
Locating the trial: politics, sexual violence and gender in South Africa
Lesbian identity and experience in post-apartheid South Africa
The Trial
The Judgment
Outside the courtroom: understanding 'power with'
Power To: Local Action
Context of women and AIDS in South Africa
Case study: Gender AIDS Forum (GAF)
Addressing power
Women in Leadership: the GAF empowerment programme
Power as Solution
The impact of addressing power to effect change
Putting the theory into practice
Bibliography
Index