Workable Sisterhood The Political Journey of Stigmatized Women with HIV/AIDS
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Description: Berger traces the paths of 16 highly stigmatized women from isolated, apolitical lives to roles as HIV advocates and activists. Understanding their experiences is critically important in containing the spread of HIV/AIDS and evaluating the complex phenomena of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the US.
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Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/23/2006
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|The Politics of Intersectional Stigma for Women with HIV/AIDS|
|An Overview of the Story|
|The New "Face" of HIV/AIDS|
|Women's Community Work: Broadening the Definition of What Constitutes Politics|
|Stigma and Marginality|
|Coming Out of the Shadows: Stigmatized Women and Politics|
|Women's Narrative Bio-Sketches|
|Capturing the Research Journey/Listening to Women's Lives|
|Finding the Women|
|Why Did She Say That? Creating and Analyzing Oral Narratives|
|Limitations of the Study|
|Narratives of Injustice: Discovery of the HIV/AIDS Virus|
|Narratives of Injustice|
|Consequences of the Discovery of the HIV/AIDS Virus|
|Intersectional Stigma as a Contributing Factor|
|Life Reconstruction and the Development of Nontraditional Political Resources|
|What Is Life Reconstruction?|
|The Role of Resources|
|Life Reconstruction and Gender|
|Aspects of Respondents' Gender Identity before HIV/AIDS and Life Reconstruction|
|Redirecting HIV-Stigma Related to Sex Work|
|Sexual Self-(Re)Education and Empowerment|
|Development of a Public Voice: What It Means to Be a Woman with HIV|
|Consequences of Not Developing a Public Voice|
|Making Workable Sisterhood Possible: The Multiple Expressions of Political Participation|
|The Women's Distrust of Conventional Politics|
|Blended and Overlapping Roles|
|Narrative Features of Participation|
|Looking to the Future: Struggle and Commitment for Stigmatized Women with HIV/AIDS|
|Policy, Prevention, and Treatment Implications|