Peter Aggleton's AIDS: Activism and Alliances (Social Aspects of Aids Series) PDF

By Peter Aggleton

ISBN-10: 0203362578

ISBN-13: 9780203362570

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ISBN-13: 9780203379370

ISBN-10: 0748405755

ISBN-13: 9780748405756

From the beginning of the AIDS epidemic there were demands better team spirit among affected teams and groups, and public well-being providers. this is noticeable either within the flow in the direction of fit alliances in overall healthiness provider paintings, and within the calls for of AIDS activists all over the world. this article brings jointly specifically chosen papers addressing those and comparable topics given on the 8th convention on Social elements of AIDS held in London in past due 1995. one of the matters tested are occupation and coverage; the heightened vulnerability of teams resembling ladies and more youthful homosexual males; and problems with drug use, incapacity and HIV prevention.

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And HAIGH, R. (1990) (Eds) AIDS: A Guide to the Law, London: Routledge. HASLER, F. OLIVER (Eds) Disabling Barriers—Enabling Environments, London: Sage. HOWARTH, A. (1995) ‘Disabled and denied’, Guardian, 23 October. IRS (1995) The Disability Discrimination Bill’, Equal Opportunities Review, March/ April. MANN, J. (1995) ‘AIDS, health and human rights: the future of the pandemic’, RSA Journal, August/September, pp. 40–8. , HUBERT, M. and CAMPENHOUDT, L. TOLLEY (Eds) Socio-Economic Impact of AIDS in Europe, London: Cassell.

SWAIN, V. OLIVER (Eds) Disabling Barriers—Enabling Environments, London: Sage. FINKLESTEIN, V. and FRENCH, S. OLIVER (Eds) Disabling Barriers Enabling Environments, London: Sage. FITZPATRICK, P. (1987) ‘Racism and the innocence of law’, Journal of Legal Studies, Aids:activism and alliances 34 14, 1, pp. 119–32. FRENCH, S. (1994) On Equal Terms—Working with Disabled People, Oxford: ButterworthHeinemann. Goss, D. and ADAM-SMITH, D. (1995) Organizing AIDS: Workplace and Organizational Responses to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic.

These individualistic definitions depend on Opportunity lost 25 a distinction between an impairment (an organically based disturbance in bodily structure) and disability, referring to the individual’s inability to perform the major functions of ‘normal’ daily living as a result of their ‘individual impairment’. Disability is thus most usually viewed ‘in terms of disease process, abnormality and personal tragedy’ (French, 1994, p. 3). 2 Such an approach tends to support the status quo since: ‘the sub-normality of the individual rather than the sub-normality of the environment, tends to be blamed for any inadequacies’ (Ryan and Thomas, 1987, p.

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