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Vulnerable Women, Invulnerable Men?: The Need for Intersectionality in HIV/AIDS Prevention

Shari L. Dworkin

in Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479806454
eISBN:
9781479819683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter 3 critically assesses the existing underlying emphasis in public and global health HIV prevention research--and discourse—that is focused on the popular frame of “vulnerable” women and ... More


The Politics of Disease Causation

Janet K. Shim

in Heart-Sick: The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786833
eISBN:
9781479866748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786833.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the concepts and theoretical arguments of biopower and biopolitics, intersectionality theory, and fundamental causality to set the foundation for the politics of disease ... More


Conclusion

Janet K. Shim

in Heart-Sick: The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786833
eISBN:
9781479866748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786833.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This concluding chapter argues that cardiovascular risk and disease are a critical site at which racial, class, and gender stratification, technical and structural conditions of scientific knowledge ... More


Delivering Justice, Withdrawing Care: The Norms and Etiquettes of ‘Having’ a Mental Illness

Bhargavi V. Davar

in Gendering Mental Health: Knowledges, Identities, and Institutions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199453535
eISBN:
9780199085408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453535.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The introduction gives a bit of history of the mental health system in India, the birth of the asylum, and the colonial legislations regulating them. An asylum model is the service delivery prototype ... More


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