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Confronting AIDS through literature

the responsibilities of representation

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • AIDS (Disease) in literature,
    • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- Study and teaching,
    • AIDS (Disease) in literature -- Study and teaching,
    • Gay men in literature -- Study and teaching,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Literary collections,
    • Gay men -- Literary collections,
    • Gay men in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Judith Laurence Pastore.
      ContributionsPastore, Judith Laurence, 1933-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS169.A42 C66 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination267 p. ;
      Number of Pages267
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1727419M
      ISBN 100252062949, 025201989X
      LC Control Number92031606

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Confronting AIDS through Literature: The Responsibilities of Representation Paperback – June 1, by Judith Pastore (Editor)Format: Paperback. Confronting AIDS through Literature The Responsibilities of Representation.

This anthology offers readers an array of viewpoints on the use of literature to confront AIDS as a social, literary, and medical phenomenon.

If Confronting AIDS Through Literature has an advantage over the other two titles here, it is that it actually has a section of nine of its 23 chapters devoted to actual stories and poems about AIDS, including one Paul Monette poem from 'Love Alone'.

How far have we come in the fight against AIDS since the Institute of Medicine released Confronting AIDS: Directions for Public Health, Health Care, and Research in. This updated volume examines our progress in implementing the recommendations set forth in the first book.

It also highlights new information and events that have given rise to the need for new. This volume examines the complex medical, social, ethical, financial, and scientific problems arising from the AIDS epidemic and offers dozens of public policy and research recommendations for an appropriate national response to this dread disease.

Both books unflinchingly depict the pain the human heart must confront and endure when dealing with untimely loss. Two valuable and moving treatments of the AIDS experience from the physician's perspective are Sherwin Nuland's " How We Die " () and Rafael Campo's " The Poetry of Healing " (Norton, ).

The book is best in its opening pages when the reader is brought right into a mysterious medical case. The stories he tells of his work with AIDS patients, and about the patients themselves are often interesting and sometimes even insightful.

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What’s more, empathy is listed along with “comfort” and “decision-making” as important components of “strong leadership/ teaching skills.” At a Midwestern university, I teach courses in Cited by: 2. Confronting AIDS: public priorities in a global epidemic (English) Abstract. This book argues that the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS can be overcome.

It draws from three bodies of knowledge: the epidemiology of HIV, public health insights into disease control, and public economics. The report argues that AIDS is a large and growing. HIV Infection in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment and Some of Its Associated Complications.

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Description: This anthology offers an array of viewpoints on the use of literature to confront AIDS. In Part 1, the authors (a.o. Michael Denneny, Paul Reed, James W. Jones) chronicle the increasing significance of AIDS in fiction, journalism, drama, and contemporary spirituality.

One need only walk through the health section of a bookstore to see the plethora of books on almost every aspect of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Most are informative, but many fall short in one way or another of meeting the current needs of someone looking for an objective review of the many complex issues embodied in the AIDS Author: Mervyn F. Silverman.

The Declaration states that confronting stigma and discrimination is a prerequisite for effective prevention and care, and reaffirms that discrimination on the grounds of one’s HIV status is a violation of human rights. Not only is HIV-related discrimination a human rights violation, but it File Size: KB.

His first novel, Bloodstream () is an autobiographical novel about a young man with AIDS who returns to his family in Oregon. A chapter of the book was included in Confronting AIDS Through Literature: The Responsibilities of Representation edited by Judith Lawrence Pastore.

The Bray Lecture Communities Confronting Aids: Is Missio Dei the missing and deaths by through practical action, training, advocacy and prayers. A mission that will see rates in A March review of the most current literature on AIDS related stigma and discrimination in. Her book, Remaking a Life: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality (University of California Press, ), analyzes the transformation of the AIDS epidemic and is based on interviews with over female AIDS activists, policy officials, advocates, and women living with HIV/AIDS who have been on the front lines of this fight.AIDS.

There is a short commentary on important public health issues around HIV. The editors almost ignore the conflictingattitudes butmaketheright suggestions.

There are recommend-ations to target health education through television, to use wide-scale advertising to take the message to the young, andto evaluate theeducational impact on Cited by:   In parallel with today's pandemic, the characters in Walker's novel confront a shortage of face masks.

There is a panicked run on supermarkets. Waves through a window to loved ones under quarantine.