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Author Boehmer, Ulrike, 1959-

Title The personal and the political : women's activism in response to the breast cancer and AIDS epidemics / Ulrike Boehmer
Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 208 pages)
Contents A History of AIDS and Breast Cancer Activism -- Activism and Activists: Definitions and Selection Criteria -- Two Worlds: The Political Culture of AIDS and Breast Cancer Activism -- New Activists -- Activists with Political Experience -- The Personal and the Political -- Diagnosis -- Community Activism -- Political-Ideological Approach -- Collective Identity Processes about Sexuality and Gender -- Diversity and Movement Strategies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-203) and index
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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects -- United States.
Breast -- Cancer -- Political aspects -- United States.
Women political activists -- United States.
Breast Neoplasms -- prevention & control.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- prevention & control.
Consumer Advocacy.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585276838 (electronic bk.)
9780585276830 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)