The Social Context of AIDS Sociological Contributions to Research and Policy (American Sociological Association Presidential Series) by Joan Huber

Cover of: The Social Context of AIDS | Joan Huber

Published by Sage Publications, Inc .

Written in English

Read online


  • HIV / AIDS,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Social aspects,
  • AIDS (Disease)

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7908364M
ISBN 10080394330X
ISBN 109780803943308

Download The Social Context of AIDS

Addressing the social context of AIDS, this text develops theoretical models for understanding AIDS in relation to society. It also examines the question of high risk sexual practices and the social context of policy and programme development in fighting AIDS. Social context is also referred to as "social environment." Social Context in Today's World.

People often learn in social circles how to adopt prevailing behaviors, traditions, and norms. This learned behavior is a person's recognition of social context in the environment. For instance, companies have particular ways that the workday is structured.

In The Handmaid’s Tale, Atwood explores the consequences of a reversal of women’s rights. In the novel’s nightmare world of Gilead, a group of conservative religious extremists has taken power and turned the sexual revolution on its head.

Feminists argued for liberation from traditional gender roles, but Gilead is a society founded on a. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Format: Book; xxiii, p. ; 22 cm. The Social context of AIDS / Joan Huber, Beth E.

Schneider, editors | National Library of Australia. The book is written by 23 different authors, mainly from the UK. The book consists of two introductory chapters and after that of two main parts, each part with eight sub-chapters. Thus, the book comprises 18 separately authored chapters, part 1 is titled as ‘the social context of.

An epidemic is both a medical and a social occurrence. Medically, it is the appearance of a serious, often fatal, disease in numbers far greater than normal. Socially, it is an event that disrupts the life of a community and causes uncertainty, fear, blame, and flight.

The etymology of the word itself suggests the broader, social meaning: epi. 'The social context': Alumnus Continues Fight on Front Lines of Disease On JChris Elias was a newly minted MD from the Creighton University School of Medicine driving west out of Omaha to post-graduate work at the University of California, San Francisco.

The first cases of AIDS were diagnosed among gay men in ; within ten years more thanpeople died of the disease in the U.S. alone. In the early years of the epidemic, ignorance and fear resulted in widespread discrimination against AIDS patients, and the national media reported the story in a sensationalistic manner, if at all.

In chapter 4, the social and political context of community psychology’s history and development in South Africa is presented, together with its conceptual roots and location within the overall.

Louise B. Silverstein, PhD, is an associate professor at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, where she has taught courses in family therapy and the social construction of gender since Dr.

Silverstein is a past president of APA's Division 43 (Family Psychology). Silverstein is cofounder, with Dr. Carl Auerbach, of the Yeshiva University Pages: The sociology journals, in particular, could advance this agenda by actively fostering a scholarly interest in writing and publishing on HIV/AIDS.

It may also be time for a new journal that addresses the sociology of HIV/AIDS and other emerging diseases with an epidemiologic locus in what is. The social-structural context of HIV/AIDS risk perceptions and protective behavior among young urban slum inhabitants in Nigeria Adebola A.

Adedimeji, PhD., MPH Takemi Fellow in International Health Department of Population and International Health Harvard School of Public HealthHuntington Avenue, Blg Boston, MA The book also identified the rise of something more dominant – namely Global AIDS – or the logic and system that seeks to displace all others.

Promulgated by UNAIDS and its partner agencies, Global AIDS claims to speak the truth on behalf of affected persons and communities : Springer International Publishing.

This book examines the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the social and economic context of poverty and economic crisis in developing and transition countries.

It challenges the assumption — implicit in AIDS policy — that differences in sexual behavior are adequate to explain differences in HIV prevalence between populations. Using an epidemiological approach, the book shows how people who are.

In an academic context, then, Combating AIDS clearly has a useful role to play. This narrative addresses communication issues of the most dramatic and momentous kind.

The book provides a fine opportunity to challenge graduate students to discuss the theories and models that might explain the events and phenomena described and to ask if existing. Sexuality, social exclusion & human rights: vulnerability in the Caribbean context of HIV.

multi-dimensional frustration / Marjan de Bruin --Tackling the social complexities of HIV and AIDS: understanding the social roots of the epidemic and learning from developments in HIV communication / Robin Vincent social exclusion & human.

DURHAM, N.C. -- People newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS today are more likely to be female, young, heterosexual, a racial minority and living in rural areas than in the past.

They are also less likely to trust the health care "system" or to have social support from community and family, often leading them to miss appointments or refuse treatment, says a new book.

In addition to emphasizing the context in which CSR is conceptualized and practiced, this paper also builds a theoretical foundation that aids in the development of CSR debates, in particular the.

The context in which the HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to expand in countries around the world is one of growing polarization between the very rich and the very poor, increasing the isolation of some segments of the population at a time when others are perversely integrated into the criminal economies of international drug smuggling and the like Cited by: How is a growing human population affecting the availability of natural resources.

Investigative phenomena within the lessons connect back to the issue and storyline. Anchoring phenomenon: Humans affect the availability of natural es explored include human use of oil, gas, mineral, and fresh water resources to meet human needs.

HIV/AIDS’ emergence in South Africa and characteristics of the state response to this virus between and It is not within the scope of this inquiry to investigate factors fuelling the alarming spread of HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

As such, I will ignore this issue for the remainder of this report. The social context of teachers is one important element to pay attention to when trying to understand teacher quality.

This element is examined in a chapter of the book by Michigan State University professor Ken Frank and colleagues.

Specifically, the authors look at what they refer to as social capital, or the resources and expertise that. Social work in Australia: Similarities as difference 2. Social work in Aotearoa New Zealand: Social policy, risk and professionalization 3.

Evidence-based social work practice: Challenges and opportunities in the global context Part II: Political, social and theoretical context of social work 4. Canadian social work and First Nations people 5. This book explores the power of educators to serve as HIV and AIDS prevention agents.

The definitive text represents the work of a distinguished panel of teacher educators and health scientists who identify core information and skills effective educators of HIV and AIDS prevention should learn as they are prepared to attend to the academic and human needs of : Paperback.

4 GROPWORK PRACTICE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS context. In exploring groupwork for social workers who work with adults and chil - dren across a whole range of needs, this book takes a generic approach.

This introductory chapter will provide you with an overview of the whole book,File Size: KB. Agadjanian, VInformal social networks and epidemic prevention in a third world context: cholera and HIV/AIDS compared. in Social Networks and Health.

Advances in Medical Sociology, vol. 8, pp. Cited by: This is the only book-length exploration of the social and economic context of the the HIV/AIDS epidemics. What comes through is that the authors are not journalists who dashed off a book on AIDS, but longtime researchers, with world-ranging experience.

WHile well documented, it is by: AIDS and Development in Africa: A Social Science Perspective is the first book-length treatment of both the impact of AIDS in Africa and an assessment of intervention strategies in varying cultural situations.

Developed from revised selected papers from the nineteenth Southern African Universities S. Bimrose, Jenny () Social context of counselling. In: Bayne, Rowan and Nicolson, Paula, (eds.) Counselling and psychology for health y in practice series (35).

London: Chapman and Hall, pp. ISBN Research output not. How are waves both helpful and harmful. Investigative phenomena within the lessons connect back to the issue and storyline. Anchoring phenomenon: Waves can be both helpful and es explored include information transmitted by waves, hearing loss due to loud music, and eye damage from looking at the sun.

This paper examines electronic mail in organizational communication. Based on ideas about how social context cues within a communication setting affect information exchange, it argues that electronic mail does not simply speed up the exchange of information but Cited by: This book, HIV & AIDS in Africa is a collective piece of public health, public policy, social transformation, history, theology, politics, anthropology, human rights, compassion, concern and hope for the future in the context of HIV/AIDS.

The text considers the social determinants mentioned above, and identifies reasons why prevention Author: Ted Bergfelt. Combating AIDS: Communication Strategies in Action, authored by Arvind Singhal, professor and Presidential Research Scholar at Ohio University, and Everett M.

Rogers, Regent’s Professor at University of New Mexico, marks a recent exception. The book stems from extensive in-depth interviews with politicians, public healthFile Size: KB. HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean: an assessment of the risk environment / Roger McLean, Karl Theodore, Caroline Allen, Martin Franklin and Christine Laptiste.

Summary Understanding and responding to the epidemic of HIV in the Caribbean context requires a multidimensional approach. Social Work in a Global Context engages with, and critically explores, key issues that inform social work practice around the world.

Social work can take many forms, and is differently understood in different parts of the world. However, at base, it can be seen as a profession which strives to advance the causes of the vulnerable and marginalised with the aim of promoting social justice Cited by: 1. December 1st is World AIDS Day.

Progress around the treatment of HIV / AIDS has been phenomenal in recent years, with life-expectancies improving substantially, especially if diagnosed and treated quickly. However, the fight to reach the goal of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination against sufferers and zero AIDS related deaths continues.

Phillips H. () HIV/AIDS in the Context of South Africa’s Epidemic History. In: Kauffman K.D., Lindauer D.L. (eds) AIDS and South Africa: the Social Expression of a Cited by: In this important book, Jones looks at the difficulties in delivering treatment in a political, cultural and socio-economic context.

might people not necessarily want to take antiretroviral treatment. AIDS Treatment and Human Rights in Context explores some of these paradoxes in a case study from a local community setting in South Africa. The social connections of many residents in rural communities are byproducts of a sense of place and connection to the land, or “homeplace” (Burton, Winn, Stevenson, & Clark, ; hooks, ), a place where “all that truly mattered in life took place” (hooks,pp.

Social Welfare Policy for a Sustainable Future aids social work departments in meeting these goals by providing the policy analysis and international content in one source. Previously, a supplemental text would have to be used if such content was to be provided in the social welfare policy course.

SEX, SELF AND SOCIETY: THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF SEXUALITY contains 60 edited articles divided into 15 chapters covering a range of issues dealing with human sexuality. Focusing on sexuality as both process and as a social institution, the book also covers contemporary issues such as abortion and sexually transmitted diseases.A sourcebook on HIV/AIDS issues for social workers and students, covering key biopsychosocial contextual issues, populations most affected, and roles for social work in HIV/AIDS care.

Throughout, authors deal with the devastating impact of HIV on those in throwaway communities.The Social Psychology of Health also features a range of readings emphasizing the breadth of this multidisciplinary field, with contributions from social psychologists, sociologists, epidemiologists, and public health professionals.

These entries expose students to areas seldom addressed in typical health psychology texts, such as epidemiology.

24243 views Saturday, November 7, 2020