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African American Women and HIV/AIDS: Critical Responses by Dorie J. Gilbert,Ednita M. Wright PDF

By Dorie J. Gilbert,Ednita M. Wright

AIDS is the second-leading explanation for loss of life between African American ladies among the a long time of 18 and forty four. African American ladies represent sixty three% of all instances of AIDS between ladies within the usa. This quantity brings jointly the collective knowledge of students, researchers, and social paintings pros facing those issues. Focusing cognizance at the basic inhabitants of ladies impacted by means of AIDS, this booklet provides culturally delicate responses that meet the explicit wishes of African American women.

An ancient and present review of the alarming HIV an infection price between African american citizens, particularly girls, introduces the difficulty. next chapters spotlight HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention suggestions which are effectively impacting the African American inhabitants. Guided via a feminist viewpoint and level-headed in social development idea, social paintings concept, and social paintings perform, this quantity privileges the voice of African American ladies, the gang that's the such a lot disenfranchised―and least safely represented―in AIDS-related study and writing. This crucial advisor sheds mild on a calamity too frequently missed, making it particularly beneficial for students, scholars, researchers, and practitioners concerned with HIV/AIDS matters within the African American group, and with women's and black studies.

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