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Men at RiskMasculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention$
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Shari Dworkin

Print publication date: 1942

Print ISBN-13: 9781479806454

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.001.0001

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Vulnerable Women, Invulnerable Men?

Vulnerable Women, Invulnerable Men?

The Need for Intersectionality in HIV/AIDS Prevention

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(p.41) 2 Vulnerable Women, Invulnerable Men?
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Men at Risk
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Shari L. Dworkin

Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.003.0002

Chapter 3 critically assesses the existing underlying emphasis in public and global health HIV prevention research--and discourse—that is focused on the popular frame of “vulnerable” women and “invulnerable” men who are heterosexually-active. Drawing on research within epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, gender relations, global health, and multi-racial feminism, Chapter 3 introduces how intersectionality centrally matters for a more clear understanding of why men are affected by HIV. Care is taken in this chapter to use an intersectional framework to understand which heterosexually-active men are most at risk of HIV.

Keywords:   Gender, Vulnerability, Intersectionality, Multi-racial feminism, Risk, HIV

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