Farmer Intro and Link and Phelan
HIV Reading Notes 11
Farmer: TB is curable, yet worlds leading cause of death among young adults.
Inequalities of outcome of infectious disease. Many are socially determined. Preventable
social disorder exacerb
Reading Notes 10
Republicans mad about dist. paperwork showing safe gay sex. Workshops to risk
reduction education. Jesse Helms said only abstinence should be taught. Threat to family
values at play. Other side worried about how
Engel Conservative Backlack
HIV Reading Notes 9
In early years Aids victims got more support. Many rushed in right away to identify and
treat disease. By 1987 reluctance to exploit aids to attack homos had gone away.
Religious and political co
Reading Notes 6
Aids is epidemic of both disease and meanings. Some of the ways it has been
characterized suggest power to create meanings like: irreversible disease, creation of the
media, creation of the state, gay plague, etc.
Parker and Aggleton HIV Related Stigma
Reading Notes 8
3 phases of AIDs in every community: the epidemic of HIV infection (silent and
unnoticed, develops over many years), the epidemic of AIDS itself (syndrome of
infectious diseases), and the
Jones Aids is it genocide?
Reading Notes 7
Tuskegee study damaged blacks-men withheld from treatment in the name of science.
Disposed blacks to distrust health authorities. Conspiracy to wipe out black race. Many
thought aids was a form of gen
NMB Ch 6 and Epstein
Reading Notes #5
Epstein: PCP (pneumonia) outbreak lead to HIV discovery, all patients were homosexual.
the gay cancer. Lack of helper t cells showed immunodeficiency. Lit focused on
Knew syndrome linked to hom
No Magic Bullet Ch 4
Reading Notes #4
Thomas Parran-NY state health commissioner.
After war respectability reasserted. Openness to sexuality, but STDs back in secrecy.
During New Deal Parran wanted to eradicate STDs by bring them to consciousn
Reading Notes #3
HIV most prevalent where poverty and inequality are high and this is gendered
2 subtypes-HIV 1 and 2, latter is harder to transmit and slower acting. Originate in
monkey immunodeficiency viruses in Africa. Unknown
No Magic Bullet Ch 2
Reading notes 2
Army needed to control vd and immorality. War could lead to control or disruption. battle
Vd=social decay, moral failure
To progressives, the war was showcase for pristine American ideals. Refor