Download e-book for iPad: AIDS: Safety, Sexuality and Risk (Social Aspects of Aids) by Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

By Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

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A few 12 years into the epidemic, with an efficient preventive vaccine or treatment opposed to HIV affliction nonetheless to be came upon, this e-book displays at the contributions of social and behavioural learn to the improvement of interventions for prevention. After over a decade's paintings documenting HIV and AIDS-related wisdom, attitudes and behavior, social researchers have all started to concentration extra sincerely on perceptions of sexual protection and danger, and the criteria that give a contribution to those. the problems addressed through the booklet have been tested in the course of 3 significant meetings in 1994: the yearly convention of the British Sociological organization, the 2d overseas convention at the BioPsychoSocial elements of AIDS and the Xth overseas convention on AIDS. The e-book brings jointly key papers offered at each one of those meetings, documenting problems with focal challenge to social researchers, coverage makers and well-being educators within the mid-1990s.

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It points towards the necessity to subject not only medical practice but also medical knowledge to critical scrutiny, in the formulation of such strategies. It also indicates the need to encourage a critical attitude towards medical knowledge on the part of health-care students, in the same way that a critical position is developed in humanities and social science teaching practice. Furthermore, it throws into question the tendency of some AIDS activist groups to take the usefulness and factual simplicity of medical knowledge for granted, a tendency which this study indicates may work against the interests of people living with AIDS.

The Uranian Experience brochure, 1995:2) The destinations included in the 1995 brochure are: Sitges, Ibiza, Playa del Ingles, Palma and Mykonos, together with city breaks to Amsterdam and Paris, and ‘RSVP Cruises’ in the Caribbean, the Mexican Riviera and off the coast of California. The following quotation from the entry on Sitges reflects the tenor of TRAVEL, SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AND GAY MEN 41 the brochure and clearly suggests that the opportunity for sexual encounters is one of the things that gay men ‘require’ from a holiday: Sip a glass of local wine in a pavement cafe and let the Spanish way of life embrace you while you decide your next move.

ROITT, I. (1991) Essential Immunology, seventh edition, Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications. , MEDOFF, G. and SCHLESSINGER, D. (Eds) (1989) Mechanisms of Microbial Disease, Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins. SELL, S. (1987) Basic Immunology. Immune Mechanisms in Health and Disease, London: Elsevier. STITES, D. and TERR A. (Eds) (1991) Basic and Clinical Immunology, London: Prentice-Hall. TREICHLER, P. (1988) ‘AIDS, homophobia and biomedical discourse: An epidemic of signification’, in CRIMP, D.

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