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Author Erni, John Nguyet
Title Unstable Frontiers : Technomedicine and the Cultural Politics of “Curing” AIDS
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1994
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Paralysis or Breakthrough: The Making and Unmaking of AZT -- 2 Articulating the (Im)possible: The Contradictory Fantasies of "Curing" AIDS -- 3 Temporality and the Politics of AIDS Science -- or, How to Kill Time in an Epidemic -- 4 Power and Ambivalence: The Conjunctural Crises of Technomedicine and AIDS Treatment Activism -- 5 An Epistemology of Curing -- Appendix: A Summary of the Major Treatment-Related Stories Reported on Network Television News, 1985-1992 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Drawing on diverse sources, from popular media to medical literature to cultural theory, Erni shows how the dual discourse of curability/incurability frames the way we think about and act on issues of medical treatment for AIDS
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Erni, John Nguyet Unstable Frontiers : Technomedicine and the Cultural Politics of “Curing” AIDS Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press,c1994 9780816623808
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.;AIDS (Disease) in mass media
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