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Author Aggleton, Peter
Title Families and Communities Responding to AIDS
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2000
©1999
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (237 pages)
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Series Social Aspects of AIDS Ser
Social Aspects of AIDS Ser
Note Cover -- Families and Communities Responding to AIDS -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Getting on with Life: The Experience of Families of Children with HIV Infection -- Chapter 2 African Refugee Children and HIV/AIDS in London -- Chapter 3 Solidarity and Stress: Gender and Local Mobilization in Tanzania and Zambia -- Chapter 4 Gender, Disclosure, Care and Decision Making in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A Pilot Programme using Storytelling Techniques -- Chapter 5 Narratives of Care, Love and Commitment: AIDS/HIV and Non-Heterosexual Family Formations -- Chapter 6 Everyone on the Scene is so Cliquey: Are Gay Bars an Appropriate Context for a Community-Based Peer-Led Intervention? -- Chapter 7 Coming Together: Social Networks of Gay Men and HIV Prevention -- Chapter 8 Observing the Rules: An Ethnographic Study of London's Cottages and Cruising Areas -- Chapter 9 Sydney Gay Men's Agreements about Sex -- Chapter 10 Young Gay Men and HIV Risk -- Chapter 11 A New Method of Peer-Led HIV Prevention with Gay and Bisexual Men -- Chapter 12 Sexual Risk Taking and HIV Testing: A Qualitative Investigation -- Chapter 13 Treatment Education: A Multidisciplinary Challenge -- Notes on Contributors -- Index
All over the world, families and communities are key providers of care and support. This is particularly true in relation to serious illnesses such as HIV and AIDS. Yet families and communities can also stigmatize their members, leaving people to die in the most appalling conditions. This book looks at the diversity of family and community responses to HIV and AIDS. By examining contexts as diverse as nuclear, extended and refugee family households, and gay community networks and structures, it offers important insight into the factors which lead to positive responses and those which trigger negative ones
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Aggleton, Peter Families and Communities Responding to AIDS London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2000 9781857289992
Subject Patients
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Alt Author Davies, Peter
Hart, Graham
Davies, Peter
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