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By Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

A few 12 years into the epidemic, with a good preventive vaccine or treatment opposed to HIV disorder nonetheless to be stumbled on, this booklet displays at the contributions of social and behavioural learn to the advance of interventions for prevention. After over a decade's paintings documenting HIV and AIDS-related wisdom, attitudes and behavior, social researchers have all started to concentration extra in actual fact on perceptions of sexual defense and chance, and the criteria that give a contribution to those. the problems addressed through the booklet have been tested in the course of 3 significant meetings in 1994: the once a year convention of the British Sociological organization, the second foreign convention at the BioPsychoSocial features of AIDS and the Xth foreign convention on AIDS. The booklet brings jointly key papers offered at each one of those meetings, documenting problems with focal difficulty to social researchers, coverage makers and well-being educators within the mid-1990s.

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AIDS: Cultural Analysis, Cultural Activism, Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press. UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY (1992) Faculty of Medicine, Immunology Notes, Med III 1992. , ISSELBACHER, K. et al. (Eds) (1991) Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, vols I and II, twelfth edition, New York: McGrawHill. WYNGAARDEN, J. and SMITH, L. B. Saunders. , 1990; Gould, 1993; Hawkes, 1992; Hawkes and Hart, 1993). HIV is transmitted from person to person primarily by unprotected penetrative sex or through sharing of injecting equipment.

First, it simply indicates the nature of the knowledge of HIV/AIDS at the disposal of the present generation of internists and novice doctors. Beyond its immediate pedagogic circulation, however, textbook representations serve as a more general guide to the current consensus of understanding about HIV/AIDS within the biomedical pro fessions. As Fleck (1979) points out in his discussion of the relationship between journal science and textbook science, the textbook presents its material as proven factual knowledge, as the introduction to the novice of what is considered to be established and no longer open to significant question.

G. g. g. Iceland and Vietnam). Major international gay events in 1994 that attracted thousands of overseas visitors— the celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the Gay Games in New York—have also been featured in Gay Times (August 1994) and Phase (August/September 1994). A systematic analysis of travel features in the gay press over time could provide a valuable starting point for a serious study of the development and character of gay tourism, but here two examples must suffice.

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