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AIDS : Foundations for the Future

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HIV and AIDS have posed new challenges to societies, communities and individuals. In many parts of the world, existing health and social services have been hard pressed to cope with the dermands of the epidemic. In hospitals and in the community, new approaches to health education, support and care have been developed. Non-governmental and community organizations have had a central role to play in responding to the challenge of HIV and AIDS. AIDS: Foundations for the Future highlights progress made over the last decade, and offers an agenda for future activism and research. This book examines the extent to which sound foundations for the future have been laid in public, private and voluntary sector action. It focuses on topics as diverse as workplace policy on HIV and AIDS, voluntary sector responses, the reactions of health care workers, the experience of living with AIDS, outreach work and community action, patterns of male prostitution, and new interventions to promote and maintain safer sex and safer drug use.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.5 x 20.3mm | 362.88g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748402284
  • 9780748402281

Table of contents

An Anatomy of the HIV/AIDS Voluntary Sector in Britain; The Changing Context of Health Care in the UK: Implications for HIV/AIDS Services; Empowerment or Disempowerment: The Limits and Possibilities of Workplace AIDS Policy; Outreach, Community Change and Community Empowerment: Contradictions for Public; Health and Health Promotions; Project Male-Call: Class Differences in Sexual Practice Community vs Population: The Case of Men who have Sex with Men; Assimilating Safer Sex: Young Heterosexual Men's Understanding of "Safer Sex"; Marital Discourse and Condom Use; Sexual Exchange: Understanding Pre-Marital Heterosexual Relationships in Urban Ghana; Positive Sex: Sexual Relationships following an HIV-Positive Diagnosis; A Telling Tale: AIDS Workers and Confidentiality; AIDS Policies in Kenya: A Critical Perspective on Prevention; Issues for HIV Prevention with Men who have Sex with Men: The Experience of Mesmac; Selling Safer Sex: Male Masseurs and Escorts in the UK.show more