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  1. Sex, Work and Professionalism

    Working in HIV/AIDS

    By Katie Deverell

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Sex, Work and Professionalism examines what happens when professional concern is defined in terms of sex. Based on original fieldwork with outreach workers in HIV prevention it addresses issues of professionalism, emotion work and boundaries, integrating empirical insights with sociological theory....

    Published August 8th 2001 by Routledge

  2. AIDS Sexuality and Gender in Africa

    Collective Strategies and Struggles in Tanzania and Zambia

    Edited by Carolyn Baylies, Janet Bujra

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    While there is a growing list of publications devoted to the AIDS epidemic, Africa, with two-thirds of the world's cases, still receives scant attention. This book may change the way we think about AIDS and how it is being addressed in Africa and the rest of the world.The book draws on first-hand...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Partnership and Pragmatism

    The German Response to AIDS Prevention and Care

    Edited by Rolf Rosenbrock, Michael Wright

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the most important themes in German HIV/AIDS prevention and care from the beginning of the epidemic to the present. Multidisciplinary in approach, it highlights the unique contributions of Germany to AIDS work, making available for the first time...

    Published June 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  4. AIDS in Europe

    New Challenges for the Social Sciences

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Jean Paul Moatti, Annick Prieur, Theo Sandfort, Yves Souteyrand

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Major changes in the nature and dynamics of the AIDS epidemic over the last few years are reflected in changing epidemiological trends as well as in the progress made in biomedical research and treatment. AIDS in Europe brings together papers from leading social science researchers to look at the...

    Published February 3rd 2000 by Routledge

  5. Dying to Care

    Work, Stress and Burnout in HIV/AIDS Professionals

    By David Miller

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Based on major multi-centre research in the UK, Dying to Care identifies why work stress is a problem in health care generally, and in HIV health care in particular. The similarities and differences between work stress experienced in general health care settings and in HIV/AIDS are explored in a...

    Published December 16th 1999 by Routledge

  6. Mental Health and HIV Infection

    Edited by Jose Catalan

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Mental Health and HIV Infection provides an up-to-date overview of the mental health consequences and of the kind of psychological, psychopharmaological and community forms of intervention available to deal with the adverse psychological effects of HIV infection. Divided into three parts, the book...

    Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Families and Communities Responding to AIDS

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    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...

    Published April 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  8. Men Who Sell Sex

    International Perspectives on Male Prostitution and HIV/AIDS

    Edited by Peter Aggleton

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Men Who Sell Sex is the first comprehensive international account of male prostitution and AIDS. While much is known about female prostitution and sex work, relatively little is known about men who sell sex - either to women or other men. This book brings together an authoritative collection of...

    Published November 17th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Drug Injecting and HIV Infection

    Edited by Andrew Ball, Don C. Des Jarlais, Gerry V. Stimson

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Drug Injecting and HIV Infection is a comparative international study of drug injecting behaviour and HIV infection based on the World Health Organization's study of 13 cities as disparate as Athens, Bangkok, Glasgow and Rio de Janeiro. Using a standardized methodology for the collection of data,...

    Published May 21st 1998 by Routledge

  10. Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe

    Comparisons of National Surveys

    Edited by Nathalie Bajos, Michel Hubert, Theo Sandfort

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe is the first book to compare the major population surveys on sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS carried out in Europe in recent years. Leading European researchers explore the differences and similarities between European countries in patterns of sexual behaviour...

    Published May 21st 1998 by Routledge

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