Feminisms, HIV and AIDS : Subverting Power, Reducing Vulnerability
By: Tallis, Vicci.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (242 p.).ISBN: 9781137005793.Subject(s): AIDS (Disease) in women - Political aspects - Africa | AIDS (Disease) in women - Social aspects - Africa | HIV-positive women - Africa | Women - Health and hygiene - AfricaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Feminisms, HIV and AIDS : Subverting Power, Reducing VulnerabilityDDC classification: 362.19697920082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Figures and Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Introduction; Process and power; What this book is about; Organization of the book; Part I; 1 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; 2 Theories of Power: Feminisms in Action; The ''problem'' of gender; Understanding power; Using feminist theory: power as an explanation for vulnerability; Feminisms as resistance; Part II; 3 Power Over? The Influence of Donors
The funding terrain for women, HIV and AIDS in southern AfricaDefining the role of donors; 4 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 level5 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; 6 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''
7 Power To: Local ActionContext of women and AIDS in South Africa; Case study: Gender AIDS Forum (GAF); Addressing power; Women in Leadership: the GAF empowerment programme; Part III; 8 Power as Solution; The impact of addressing power to effect change; Putting the theory into practice; Bibliography; Index
Women are disproportionately affected by HIV and AIDS. By focusing on the pandemic at its epicentre 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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