Structural Intimacies: Released!

Author and former WORLD Board member, Dr. Sonja Mackenzie releases new book titled Structural Intimacies.

Structural Intimacies: Sexual Stories in the Black AIDS Epidemic brings an intersectional lens to illuminate the structural dimensions of health and illness (including racism,?homophobia, gender inequalities, mass incarceration, and poverty) in the U.S. HIV/AIDS epidemic. This book presents a compelling argument that, in an era of deepening medicalization of HIV/AIDS, public health must move beyond individual-level interventions to community-level health equity frames and policy change. The book is shaped by her work in the field and is a must-read for scholars and community HIV/AIDS activists alike.

Book ordering Information: Published by Rutgers University Press,,4774.aspx

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