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Incipient Pedagogy I: AIDS in the National Media

  • Dilip K. Das
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Abstract

AIDS pedagogies are not insulated from the larger discursive and practical contexts in which the social reality of HIV/AIDS is embedded. As such, therefore, it is necessary to uncover its links with other domains of AIDS knowledge. This chapter examines early media representations of HIV disease in India, with regard to their shifting constructions of the epidemic. These early accounts had a long-term impact on how the reality of AIDS came to be understood.

Keywords

Discursive construction of HIV/AIDS Media representations of HIV Moral panic Stigma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dilip K. Das
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  1. 1.Department of Cultural StudiesEnglish and Foreign Languages UniversityHyderabadIndia

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