Sustaining Safe Sex: Gay Communities Respond to AIDS [NOOK Book]

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AIDS is not simply a concern for scientists, doctors and medical researchers, it has important social dimensions too. These include cultural, individual and media responses to HIV/AIDS, stigmatization and discrimination, perceptions of risk, and issues to do with counselling, care and health promotion. This new series of books brings together work from many disciplines including psychology, sociology, cultural and media studies, anthropology, education and history. Many of the titles offer insight into ...
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Sustaining Safe Sex: Gay Communities Respond to AIDS

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Overview

AIDS is not simply a concern for scientists, doctors and medical researchers, it has important social dimensions too. These include cultural, individual and media responses to HIV/AIDS, stigmatization and discrimination, perceptions of risk, and issues to do with counselling, care and health promotion. This new series of books brings together work from many disciplines including psychology, sociology, cultural and media studies, anthropology, education and history. Many of the titles offer insight into contemporary research priorities and identify some of the opportunities open to those involved in care and health promotion. The series will be of interest to the general reader, those involved in education and social research, as well as scientific and medical researchers who want to examine the social aspects of AIDS.
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Presents new data on the sexual and social responses to the HIV epidemic, focusing on the cultural processes at work within the Australian gay community. In a country hit early by the HIV epidemic, these communities have made significant efforts at preventing the spread of the virus. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135394738
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/23/2013
  • Series: Social Aspects of AIDS
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 231
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface
Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 AIDS in Australia 9
Ch. 3 The SAPA Project 21
Ch. 4 Method 31
Ch. 5 The Picture of Sexuality 45
Ch. 6 Correlates of Sexual Practice: Safe and Unsafe 65
Ch. 7 Changes in Response to HIV 79
Ch. 8 HIV-related Information 93
Ch. 9 Gay Community Attachment 109
Ch. 10 Bisexuality: Identity and Practice 125
Ch. 11 Five Years On . . . 141
Ch. 12 Personal Strategies, Collective Responses 157
Bibliography 167
Appendix 1 SAPA Project Publications 181
Appendix 2 Description of Sample 184
Appendix 3 Definition of Regions 188
Appendix 4 Additional Information about Sexuality Data 189
Appendix 5 Descriptions of Scales Developed from the Questionnaire Responses 199
Index 215
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