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Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Shari Dworkin


Although the first AIDS cases were attributed to men having sex with men, over 70 percent of HIV infections worldwide are now estimated to occur through sex between women and men. In Men at Risk, Shari L. Dworkin uses sociological thinking (masculinity studies, feminist thought, and intersectionality) to critically evaluate public and global health programming in HIV prevention to date. She highlights how heterosexually-active men have been overlooked in behavioral HIV prevention programming both domestically and globally. The book also centrally challenges common notions of gendered vulnerabi ... More

Keywords: Sociology, Gender relations, Masculinities, Global Health, HIV prevention

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1942 Print ISBN-13: 9781479806454
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shari Dworkin, author
University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing