AIDS, Drugs and Prevention: Perspectives on Individual and by Tim Rhodes, Richard Hartnoll PDF

By Tim Rhodes, Richard Hartnoll

ISBN-10: 0203200233

ISBN-13: 9780203200230

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ISBN-13: 9780203300886

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ISBN-13: 9780415102049

AIDS, medicinal drugs and Prevention brings jointly more than a few overseas contributions at the examine, conception and perform of constructing community-based HIV prevention. It goals to appreciate how person activities to avoid HIV transmission are limited and inspired by means of situational and social context. Drawing on ethnographic and epidemiological study between populations of drug clients, intercourse employees and homosexual males, it explores how destiny HIV prevention interventions can goal adjustments on the point of the person in addition to on the point of the neighborhood and wider social setting. AIDS, medicinal drugs and Prevention bargains sensible and theoretical insights into community-based wellbeing and fitness paintings in the course of AIDS. It presents necessary studying for college students, academics, researchers and practioners in healthiness promoting, well-being coverage, social paintings and scientific sociology.

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Threatened by a departure from the familiar, traditional values of America’s preindustrial, agrarian past, the rhetoric and imagery of Edwards and other Great Awakening theologians provides a metaphor for interpreting changes in American society. For such individuals, AIDS is viewed as the will of an outraged God which is visited upon those sinners who have engaged in drug abuse or in forbidden and sinful sexual acts. In the United States, neo-Puritanism has developed into a major political movement.

The occupational language for drugs workers now included words such as ‘enabling’ and ‘empowering’ clients; making services ‘accessible’, and making them ‘user friendly’. This was a change from professional dominance (Freidson, 1975) to more egalitarian interactions. The credibility of the doctor was supported by symbols of distance and difference from patients: the credibility of the drugs worker was displayed by the adoption of symbols of closeness and similarity. The suit (a symbol of office-based activity [Berger, 1980]) and the office were swapped for the dress of the street.

NOTE 1 We are grateful to Rachel Lart for this interpretation. S. Slack. Berger, J. (1980) ‘The Suit and the Photograph’, in About Looking, pp. 26–27, London: Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative. Burt, J. V. (1993) Drug Injectors and HIV Risk Reduction: Strategies for Protection, London: Health Education Authority. R. (1994) ‘AIDS and the use of injected drugs’, Scientific American, February: 56–62. A. V. (1992) Syringe Exchange in England: An Overview, London: Tufnell Press. Freidson, E.

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