Remaking a Life: How Women Living with Hiv/AIDS Confront Inequality by Watkins-Hayes, Celeste
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Remaking a Life: How Women Living with Hiv/AIDS Confront Inequality

In the face of life-threatening news, how does our view of life change--and what do we do it transform it? Remaking a Life uses the HIV/AIDS epidemic as a lens to understand how women generate radical improvements in their social well being in the face of social stigma and economic disadvantage. Drawing on interviews with nationally recognized AIDS activists as well as over one hundred Chicago-based women living with HIV/AIDS, Celeste Watkins-Hayes takes readers on an uplifting journey through women's transformative projects, a multidimensional process in which women shift their approach to their physical, social, economic, and political survival, thereby changing their viewpoint of "dying from" AIDS to "living with" it. With an eye towards improving the lives of women, Remaking a Life provides techniques to encourage private, nonprofit, and government agencies to successfully collaborate, and shares policy ideas with the hope of alleviating the injuries of inequality faced by those living with HIV/AIDS everyday.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Watkins-Hayes, Celeste
Published: 08/20/2019
Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520296022
Pages: 336
Weight: 1.25lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 1.00d
Color: Blue, Purple, White
Size: 20, 24
Material: 100% Polyester