Invisible Women - Invisible Women 2/6/2008 6:54:00 PM -at...

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Invisible Women 06/02/2008 18:54:00 -at beginning of AIDS epidemic-thought that women would not be infected as  much as men -1990-many more women began to get AIDS - structural violence : some women are, from outset, at high risk for AIDS, while  other women are shielded from it -many women have been rendered vulnerable to AIDS via  social processes economic, political, cultural forces that shape dynamic of HIV spread -meaningful discussion of risk cannot be attributed to medical issues alone -risk factors: partner violence against women, social divisions marked by class  position, race/ethnicity-create strata of extreme vulnerability to violence victimization - exaggeration of personal agency : many women know about risks of AIDS-  social, financial situations, etc.- highlight psychological, cultural attributes-not clear  whether attributes related to women’s risk for HIV
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2008 for the course NS 2060 taught by Professor Stoltzfus,r. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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