AIDS and the Distribution of Crises (Paperback)

AIDS and the Distribution of Crises By Jih-Fei Cheng (Editor), Alexandra Juhasz (Editor), Nishant Shahani (Editor) Cover Image
By Jih-Fei Cheng (Editor), Alexandra Juhasz (Editor), Nishant Shahani (Editor)
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AIDS and the Distribution of Crises engages with the AIDS pandemic as a network of varied historical, overlapping, and ongoing crises born of global capitalism and colonial, racialized, gendered, and sexual violence. Drawing on their investments in activism, media, anticolonialism, feminism, and queer and trans of color critiques, the scholars, activists, and artists in this volume outline how the neoliberal logic of "crisis" structures how AIDS is aesthetically, institutionally, and politically reproduced and experienced. Among other topics, the authors examine the writing of the history of AIDS; settler colonial narratives and laws impacting risk in Indigenous communities; the early internet regulation of both content and online AIDS activism; the Black gendered and sexual politics of pleasure, desire, and (in)visibility; and how persistent attention to white men has shaped AIDS as intrinsic to multiple, unremarkable crises among people of color and in the Global South.

Contributors. Cecilia Aldarondo, Pablo Alvarez, Marlon M. Bailey, Emily Bass, Darius Bost, Ian Bradley-Perrin, Jih-Fei Cheng, Bishnupriya Ghosh, Roger Hallas, Pato Hebert, Jim Hubbard, Andrew J. Jolivette, Julia S. Jordan-Zachery, Alexandra Juhasz, Dredge Byung'chu Kang-Nguyễn, Theodore (Ted) Kerr, Catherine Yuk-ping Lo, Cait McKinney, Viviane Namaste, Elton Naswood, Cindy Patton, Margaret Rhee, Juana Mar a Rodr guez, Sarah Schulman, Nishant Shahani, C. Riley Snorton, Eric A. Stanley, Jessica Whitbread, Quito Ziegler.

About the Author

Jih-Fei Cheng is Assistant Professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Scripps College. Alexandra Juhasz is Distinguished Professor of Film at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. Nishant Shahani is Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the Department of English at Washington State University.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781478008255
ISBN-10: 1478008253
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication Date: April 17th, 2020
Pages: 368
Language: English