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Movement, Knowledge, Emotion: gay activism and HIV/AIDS in Australia

Power, Jennifer

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This book is about community activism around HIV/AIDS in Australia. It looks at the role that the gay community played in the social, medical and political response to the virus. Drawing conclusions about the cultural impact of social movements, the author argues that AIDS activism contributed to improving social attitudes towards gay men and lesbians in Australia, while also challenging some entrenched cultural patterns of the Australian medical system, allowing greater scope for non-medical...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2011
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/20450
DOI: 10.22459/MKE.09.2011
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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