Infectious Ideas: U.S. Political Responses to the AIDS by Jennifer Brier

By Jennifer Brier

Viewing modern historical past from the viewpoint of the AIDS concern, Jennifer Brier presents wealthy, new understandings of the USA' complicated social and political traits within the post-1960s period. Brier describes how AIDS workers--in teams as disparate because the homosexual and lesbian press, AIDS carrier companies, inner most philanthropies, and the country Department--influenced American politics, in particular on matters corresponding to homosexual and lesbian rights, reproductive overall healthiness, racial justice, and future health care coverage, even within the face of the growth of the recent correct. Infectious Ideas areas fresh social, cultural, and political occasions in a brand new mild, making an incredible contribution to our figuring out of the U.S. on the finish of the 20 th century.

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