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This book is a collection of 50 readings that trace the course of the HIV/AIDS health crisis from its beginnings in the late 1970s and early 1980s to the present day. The book uses personal journals, diaries, essays, and scholarly investigations drawn from a number of fields to present multiple positions on the same issue, thereby encouraging both debate and deeper understanding.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780023091926
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 10/13/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 380
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

I. INTRODUCTION: THE ECOLOGY OF HIV/AIDS, PERCEPTIONS OF A GLOBAL CRISIS.

1. Global Contours.

Randy Shilts, Foreshadowing.

Joseph Palca, The Sobering Geography of AIDS.

Elizabeth Fee and Daniel M. Fox, AIDS and Chronic Disease.

2. Culture, Metaphors, and AIDS.

Gregory M. Herek and Eric K. Glunt, An Epidemic of Stigma, Public Reaction to AIDS.

Christopher C. Taylor, AIDS and the Patheogenesis of Metaphor.

Margaret Cerullo and Evelynn Hammonds, AIDS in Africa: The Western Imagination and the Dark Continent.

II. A PATTERN I EPIDEMIC: THE UNITED STATES.

3. Sex: Politics and AIDS.

Bruce Nussbaum, The Clap Doctor.

James Kinsella, Sex, Politics, and the Reporter.

4. Blood: Politics and AIDS.

Robert Pear, Health Chief Calls AIDS Battle ’No. 1 Priority’.

Ronald Mayer, Screening Blood.

Horst Stipp and Dennis Kerr, Determinants of Public Opinion About AIDS.

5. Drugs, People, and Federal Regulations: A Matter of Life and Death.

Peter S. Amo and Karyn L. Feiden, The AZT Breakthrough.

Paul Monette, Networks.

6. Restructured Lives: Living with AIDS.

Randy Shilts, Hospitalman Third Class Bryon Kinney.

Steven Petrow. Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself.

Andrew Greeley, Religion and Attitudes Toward AIDS Policy.

III. PATTERN I & I/II EPIDEMICS: AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA, AND THE UNITED STATES.

7. A Pattern I Epidemic: Africa.

Charles W. Hunt, Migrant Labor and Sexually Transmitted Disease: AIDS in Africa.

Jane T. Bertrand, Bakutvwidi Makani, Susan E. Hassig, Kinavwidi Lewu Niwembo, Balowa Djunghu, Mbadu Muanda and Chirwisa Chirhamolekwa, AIDS-Related Knowledge, Sexual Behavior, and Condom Use Among Men and Women in Kinshasa, Zaire.

Kevin M. De Cock, Bernard Barrere, Lacina Diaby, Marie-France Lafontained, Emmanuel Gnaore, Anne Porter, Daniel Pantobe, Georges C. Lafontant, Augustin Dago-Akribi, Marcel Ette, Koudou Odehouri, and William L. Heyward, AIDS—The Leading Cause of Adult Death in the West African City of Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

8. Gender: Interpersonal Power and AIDS.

Maria Ann Gillespie, HIV: The Global Crisis.

Janet Holland, Carolina Ramazanoglu, Sue Scott, Sue Sharpe and Rachel Thomson, Sex, Gender and Power: Young Women's Sexuality in the Shadow of AIDS.

9. Core Groups: Commercial Sex Workers.

Mary J. McConskay, Global Warning.

Richard R. Pleak and Heino F. L. Meyer-Bahlburg, Sexual Behavior and AIDS Knowledge of Young Male Prostitutes in Manhattan.

IV. PATTERN III EPIDEMICS AND AIDS IN THE 1990'S: ASIA AND GLOBAL CONCERNS. INTRODUCTION.

10. Thailand and India.

Steve Earlander, A Plague Awaits.

Harnish McDonals, AIDS in Asia: The Africa Syndrome.

Jill Armstrong, Socioeconomic Implications of AIDS in Developing Countries.

11. Dialogues: Politics and Public Health Policy.

Suki Ports, Needed (For Women and Children).

Sandor Katz, HIV Testing—A Phony Cure.

Talk of the Town: Battle Fatigue.

Bob Hattoy, Address to the Democratic National Convention, New York City, June, 1992.

12. Dialogues; Politics, and Health Care Delivery.

Evelyne Shuster, A Surgeon with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: A Threat to Patient Safety? The Case of William H. Behringer.

J. S. David, A Drop of Blood.

Abigail Zjuger, The Long Goodbye.

Roseanne: How It Was and How It Will Be.

V. EPILOGUE: DESIGNING PROGRAMS FOR BEHAVIORAL CHANGE.

13. Global Concerns.

Jonathan Mann, Daniel J. M. Tarantola and Thomas W. Netter, editors. Information and Education.

Roy M. Anderson and Robert M. May, Understanding the AIDS Pandemic.

14. Educating Within Communities.

Charles Parrow and Mauro F. Guilen, Education to Change Risky Behavior.

Voices: Women of ACE.

Ralph W. Hingston, et al., Knowledge About HIV and Behavioral Risks of Foreign-Born Boston Public School Students.

Jean L. Athey, HIV Infection and Homeless Adolescents.

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Introduction

THE ECOLOGY OF HIV/AIDS, PERCEPTIONS OF A GLOBAL CRISIS.

1. Global Contours.

Randy Shilts, Foreshadowing.

Joseph Palca, The Sobering Geography of AIDS.

Elizabeth Fee and Daniel M. Fox, AIDS and Chronic Disease.

2. Culture, Metaphors, and AIDS.

Gregory M. Herek and Eric K. Glunt, An Epidemic of Stigma, Public Reaction to AIDS.

Christopher C. Taylor, AIDS and the Patheogenesis of Metaphor.

Margaret Cerullo and Evelynn Hammonds, AIDS in Africa: The Western Imagination and the Dark Continent.

II. A PATTERN I EPIDEMIC: THE UNITED STATES.

3. Sex: Politics and AIDS.

Bruce Nussbaum, The Clap Doctor.

James Kinsella, Sex, Politics, and the Reporter.

4. Blood: Politics and AIDS.

Robert Pear, Health Chief Calls AIDS Battle 'No. 1 Priority'.

Ronald Mayer, Screening Blood.

Horst Stipp and Dennis Kerr, Determinants of Public Opinion About AIDS.

5. Drugs, People, and Federal Regulations: A Matter of Life and Death.

Peter S. Amo and Karyn L. Feiden, The AZT Breakthrough.

Paul Monette, Networks.

6. Restructured Lives: Living with AIDS.

Randy Shilts, Hospitalman Third Class Bryon Kinney.

Steven Petrow. Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself.

Andrew Greeley, Religion and Attitudes Toward AIDS Policy.

III. PATTERN I & I/II EPIDEMICS: AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA, AND THE UNITED STATES.

7. A Pattern I Epidemic: Africa.

Charles W. Hunt, Migrant Laborand Sexually Transmitted Disease: AIDS in Africa.

Jane T. Bertrand, Bakutvwidi Makani, Susan E. Hassig, Kinavwidi Lewu Niwembo, Balowa Djunghu, Mbadu Muanda and Chirwisa Chirhamolekwa, AIDS-Related Knowledge, Sexual Behavior, and Condom Use Among Men and Women in Kinshasa, Zaire.

Kevin M. De Cock, Bernard Barrere, Lacina Diaby, Marie-France Lafontained, Emmanuel Gnaore, Anne Porter, Daniel Pantobe, Georges C. Lafontant, Augustin Dago-Akribi, Marcel Ette, Koudou Odehouri, and William L. Heyward, AIDS—The Leading Cause of Adult Death in the West African City of Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

8. Gender: Interpersonal Power and AIDS.

Maria Ann Gillespie, HIV: The Global Crisis.

Janet Holland, Carolina Ramazanoglu, Sue Scott, Sue Sharpe and Rachel Thomson, Sex, Gender and Power: Young Women's Sexuality in the Shadow of AIDS.

9. Core Groups: Commercial Sex Workers.

Mary J. McConskay, Global Warning.

Richard R. Pleak and Heino F. L. Meyer-Bahlburg, Sexual Behavior and AIDS Knowledge of Young Male Prostitutes in Manhattan.

IV. PATTERN III EPIDEMICS AND AIDS IN THE 1990'S: ASIA AND GLOBAL CONCERNS. INTRODUCTION.

10. Thailand and India.

Steve Earlander, A Plague Awaits.

Harnish McDonals, AIDS in Asia: The Africa Syndrome.

Jill Armstrong, Socioeconomic Implications of AIDS in Developing Countries.

11. Dialogues: Politics and Public Health Policy.

Suki Ports, Needed (For Women and Children).

Sandor Katz, HIV Testing—A Phony Cure.

Talk of the Town: Battle Fatigue.

Bob Hattoy, Address to the Democratic National Convention, New York City, June, 1992.

12. Dialogues; Politics, and Health Care Delivery.

Evelyne Shuster, A Surgeon with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: A Threat to Patient Safety? The Case of William H. Behringer.

J. S. David, A Drop of Blood.

Abigail Zjuger, The Long Goodbye.

Roseanne: How It Was and How It Will Be.

V. EPILOGUE: DESIGNING PROGRAMS FOR BEHAVIORAL CHANGE.

13. Global Concerns.

Jonathan Mann, Daniel J. M. Tarantola and Thomas W. Netter, editors. Information and Education.

Roy M. Anderson and Robert M. May, Understanding the AIDS Pandemic.

14. Educating Within Communities.

Charles Parrow and Mauro F. Guilen, Education to Change Risky Behavior.

Voices: Women of ACE.

Ralph W. Hingston, et al., Knowledge About HIV and Behavioral Risks of Foreign-Born Boston Public School Students.

Jean L. Athey, HIV Infection and Homeless Adolescents.

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