ERIC Number: EJ482798
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Women and Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Historical and Personal Psychosocial Perspective.
Wiener, Lori S.
Social Work, v36 n5 p375-78 Sep 1991
Presents brief historical look at women, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Describes women as invisible participants in AIDS epidemic and notes how societal sexism, racism, and classism have affected public perception of HIV infection and AIDS in women. Also considers the role of women as caregivers to persons with AIDS. (NB)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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