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Once Upon A Virus [electronic resource] / Diane E. Goldstein.

Author/Creator:
Goldstein, Diane E.
Publication:
Logan : Utah State University Press, c2004. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvi, 210 p. )
Series:
Book collections on Project MUSE.

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Subjects:
AIDS (Disease) -- Legends.
Health behavior.
Risk perception.
AIDS (Disease) -- Newfoundland and Labrador.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Introduction : philosophizing in a war zone
"Tag, you've got AIDS" : HIV in folklore and legend
Bad people and body fluids : contemporary legend and AIDS discourse
Making sense : narrative and the development of culturally appropriate health education
What exactly did they do with that monkey, anyway? : contemporary legend, scientific speculation, and the politics of blame in the search for AIDS origins
Welcome to the innocent world of AIDS : cultural viability, localization, and contemporary legend
"Billy Ray virus" : the folk creation and official maintenance of a public health scapegoat
"Banishing all the spindles from the kingdom" : reading needle-prick narratives as resistance
Once upon a virus : public health and narrative as a proactive form.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Project Muse.
ISBN:
9780874215106
0874215862 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0874215870 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780874215878
OCLC:
476039959