A Pandemic of Terror and Terror of a Pandemic: American Cultural Responses to HIV/AIDS and Bioterrorism

Zygon 39 (2):435-463 (2004)
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. The cultural construction of American societal responses to the HIV/AIDS pandemic and terrorism is addressed. The use of metaphors of war, survival, extinction, and of those related to God in public narratives is analyzed. Issues of gender, sexuality, money, and power are also discussed within the context of the religion-science dialogue. Suggestions are made about a possibility for a global ethic of survival based on an ethic of care
Keywords ethics   gender   God   HIV/AIDS   pandemics   power   sexuality   survival   terrorism   war
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9744.2004.00589.x
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