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Author Watney, Simon.

Title Imagine hope : AIDS and gay identity / Simon Watney
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  362.1969792 Wat/Iha  AVAILABLE
Description [xi], 282 pages ; 24 cm
Series Social aspects of AIDS
Social aspects of AIDS.
Contents Introduction : Epidemic! What epidemic? -- Ordinary boys -- Vito Russo : 1946 90 -- School's out -- Queer epistemology : activism, 'outing' and the politics of sexual identities -- Emergent sexual identities and HIV/AIDS -- The killing fields of Europe -- Charles Barber : 1956 92 -- Read my lips : AIDS, art activism -- How to have sax in an epidemic -- Hard won credibility -- Michael Callen : 1955 93 -- Dr Simon Mansfield : 1960 93 -- AIDS and the politics of queer diaspora -- Derek Jarman 1942 94 : a political death -- Numbers and nightmares : HIV/AIDS in Britain -- Art from the pit : some reflections on monuments, memory and AIDSIn purgatory : the work of Felix Gonzales-Torres -- Acts of memory -- Signifying AIDS : 'Global AIDS', red ribbons and other controversies -- Concorde -- AIDS awareness? -- Moving targets : some reflections on the origins and history of gay men fighting AIDS -- 'Lifelike' : imagining the bodies of people with AIDS -- The politics of AIDS treatment information activism -- GLF : 25 years on -- These waves of dying friends: gay men, AIDS and multiple loss
Summary Presents a chronological selection of Watney's writings from the 1990s, with new contextualising introductory and concluding essays and offers a chronicle of the changing and often confusing course of the epidemic
Notes "Published simultaneously in the Canada."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease) in mass media.
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.
Gays -- Identity.
Gays -- Social aspects.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- psychology.
Homosexuality, Male.
Social Environment.
Social Identification.
United Kingdom.
LC no. 99086533
ISBN 1841420573 (paperback)
1841420581 (hb)
Other Titles AIDS and gay identity