Meddling with Mythology: AIDS and the Social Construction of Knowledge

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Meddling with Mythology examines the role of research in the construction of modern mythology or folklore surrounding HIV/AIDS. Researchers from a variety of disciplines reflect on the insights gained and the impact of their work, in light of the initial panic surrounding the prediction of an AIDS epidemic. Issues discussed include: - * power * representation * the politics of text * understanding research relationships * impact of research on researchers and responders * potential for change. Meddling with ...

Meddling with Mythology: AIDS and the Social Construction of Knowledge 1998, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415163897

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