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New PDF release: African American Women and HIV/AIDS: Critical Responses

By Dorie J. Gilbert,Ednita M. Wright

ISBN-10: 0275971287

ISBN-13: 9780275971281

AIDS is the second-leading reason for dying between African American girls among the a while of 18 and forty four. African American girls 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 awareness at the basic inhabitants of girls impacted by means of AIDS, this ebook provides culturally delicate responses that meet the categorical wishes of African American women.

An ancient and present evaluation of the alarming HIV an infection fee between African american citizens, specifically ladies, introduces the problem. next chapters spotlight HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention ideas which are effectively impacting the African American inhabitants. Guided through a feminist point of view and down to earth in social development thought, social paintings idea, and social paintings perform, this quantity privileges the voice of African American ladies, the gang that's the such a lot disenfranchised―and least appropriately represented―in AIDS-related study and writing. This crucial advisor sheds gentle on a calamity too frequently missed, making it particularly helpful 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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