Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Couples with Mixed HIV by Asha Persson,Shana D. Hughes

By Asha Persson,Shana D. Hughes

This edited quantity provides an in depth portrait of dwelling with combined HIV prestige, the place one associate is HIV-positive and the opposite destructive. Readers will come to appreciate a few of the and intricate ways that those mixed-status, or serodiscordant construct a existence jointly in the shadow of HIV-related stigma. Spanning the globe, insurance explores serodiscordance as a negotiated perform and strategy, inseparable from the social context during which it really is positioned. The e-book exhibits how draw on varied and occasionally contradictory cultural discourses of medication, romance, and “normality” to make experience of and deal with their combined HIV prestige and any perceived hazards, no longer uncommonly in ways in which go away from triumphing HIV prevention messages. all through, compelling own tales accompany the empirical examine, sharing the firsthand stories of guys and ladies in serodiscordant relationships. Bringing jointly examine from assorted disciplines and realms, this ebook contributes very important insights for destiny HIV healthiness merchandising in addition to bargains new wisdom to scholarship at the cultural intersections of disorder and intimacy. it is going to attract a vast viewers operating around the fields of HIV, health and wellbeing, gender, sexuality, improvement, and human rights.

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