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Author Lather, Patricia, 1948-

Title Troubling the angels : women living with HIV/AIDS / Patti Lather and Chris Smithies
Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997

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 MELB  362.1969792 Lat/Tta  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
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Description xxix, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary Educator Patti Lather and psychologist Chris Smithies observed and chronicled support groups for women diagnosed with HIV. Whether black, Latina, poor, or middle class, the women in these groups share the common bond of living with HIV/AIDS, and they describe how it affects their lives in terms full of practical reality and moving poignancy, as they fight the disease, accept, reflect, live and die with and in it. Finally, the reader is provided with statistics and fact boxes that put these women's words in context for a fuller understanding of the epidemic of HIV/AIDS as it affects its fastest growing population. In an epilogue, Lather and Smithies revisit these women in 1995 and 1996, not only to once again chronicle their lives with HIV/AIDS, but to visit the friends they made and to mourn the friends they have lost
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-249)
Subject AIDS (Disease) in women -- Sex factors.
Women -- Diseases.
AIDS (Disease) -- Sex factors.
Author Smithies, Chris.
LC no. 97003989
ISBN 0813390168 paperback
0813390176