Feminisms, HIV and AIDS: Subverting Power, Reducing Vulnerability

Hardcover | September 4, 2012

byVicci Tallis

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Women are disproportionately affected by HIV and AIDS. By focusing on the pandemic at its epicenter in Southern Africa, this book explores the gendered power inequalities driving women's vulnerability to HIV and provides suggestions of how to individually and collectively address women's oppression.

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Women are disproportionately affected by HIV and AIDS. By focusing on the pandemic at its epicenter in Southern Africa, this book explores the gendered power inequalities driving women's vulnerability to HIV and provides suggestions of how to individually and collectively address women's oppression.

VICCI TALLIS Programme Manager for the HIV and AIDS Unit at the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa. She has worked in the area of gender, HIV and AIDS in South and Southern Africa for the past 23 years and was previously employed for the Association for Women's Rights in Development.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:September 4, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230348807

ISBN - 13:9780230348806

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Foreword; V.Reddy
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
PART I
Making the Case: Why a Feminist Response is Necessary
Theories of Power: Feminisms in Action
PART II
Power over? The Influence of Donors
Power with: Mobilizing Around Identity & Issue
Power to: Multiple Vulnerabilities. Trafficking, HIV & AIDS in South Asia
Power within: Lesbian Sexuality in the Jacob Zuma Rape Trial
Power to: Local Action
PART III
Power as Solution
Bibliography
Index