AIDS: Rights, Risk and Reason (Social Aspects of AIDS) by Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

By Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

In accordance with articles selected from the 6th annual 'Social elements of AIDS' convention, this ebook makes a speciality of updated money owed of HIV/AIDS learn and linked social/sexual matters.

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What did it convey? Something about Africa and AIDS. (Prisoner, Group 2) Another man (a member of a ‘family’ group) commented, The first time I ever heard anything about AIDS…was in an article about San Francisco…and about how Haiti had something to do with it. People from Haiti seemed to be particularly prone to it and that in some way was linked with Africa. (Family group) Other research participants made statements such as: I’ve just got this idea that AIDS is quite rife over in Africa. I’ve seen stories about businessmen going across and coming back from Africa with HIV.

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The media do structure responses, at least insofar as voting is concerned; but the impact is a differential one mediated differently within families and between sexes. Such revisionist views of effect may not be entirely applicable to non-voting beliefs and attitudes; and certainly a ‘top-down’ notion of media effect must also be set in relation to popular beliefs about disease which have a very long history. Beliefs about contagion and miasma in relation to disease are long established; and views of moral responsibility for disease pre-date AIDS.

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