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Organizing against HIV in China

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 5 illustrates the community building in AIDS organizations, the goals and strategies for promoting health and social activism by these AIDS organizations, and the effectiveness and outcome of ... More


A New Type of Transnational Civil Society Movement

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the role of civil society in the AIDS response. It explains the heterogeneity of civil society movements and AIDS activism, as well as the variability of their involvement in ... More


A Tale of Two Epidemics

Handel Reynolds

in The Big Squeeze: A Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450938
eISBN:
9780801466007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450938.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter first details the emergence of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and the events that galvanized AIDs activism and led to important victories on both the legislative and the scientific ... More


Protest Religion!: act up, religious freedom, and the ethics of sex

Anthony M. Petro

in After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199391288
eISBN:
9780199391318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391288.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the Stop the Church movement, orchestrated by the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, or ACT UP. Stop the Church culminated in a nationally publicized protest in 1989 at St. ... More


Conclusion

Fran Quigley

in Prescription for the People: An Activist's Guide to Making Medicine Affordable for All

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713750
eISBN:
9781501713910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713750.003.0024
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The campaign for access to HIV/AIDS medicines was history’s most successful health rights campaign, and a model for modern-day advocacy for access to essential medicines. A growing access to ... More


The Politics of Self-Medication

Jessica Flanigan

in Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why Patients Have a Right to Self Medicate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190684549
eISBN:
9780190684570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684549.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Patients can advocate for rights of self-medication in several ways. First, patients should be included in the process of drug development and should not be prohibited from developing and testing ... More


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