AIDS, drugs, and prevention :

Rhodes, Tim

AIDS, drugs, and prevention : perspectives on individual and community action / edited by Tim Rhodes and Richard Hartnoll. - London ; New York : Routledge, 1996. - xv, 240 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Individual and community action in HIV prevention: an introduction / Tim Rhodes -- Health promotion and the facilitation of individual change: the case of syringe distribution and exchange / Gerry V. Stimson and Martin C. Donoghoe -- Americans and syringe exchange: roots of resistance / John K. Watters -- AIDS prevention and drug policy: dilemmas in the local environment / Richard Hartnoll and Dagmar Hedrich -- '"E" types and dance divas': gender research and community prevention / Sheila Henderson -- Gay community oriented approaches to safer sex / Graham Hart -- Prostitution and peer education: beyond HIV / Marina Barnard and Neil McKeganey -- Save sex/save lives: evolving modes of activism / Cindy Patton -- The process of drug injection: applying ethnography to the study of HIV risk among IDUs / Stephen Koester -- Promoting risk management among drug injectors / Robert Power -- Heroin, risk and sexual safety: some problems for interventions encouraging community change / Tim Rhodes and Alan Quirk -- Ethnographic contributions to AIDS intervention strategies / Wayne Wiebel -- Peer-driven outreach to combat HIV among IDUs: a basic design and preliminary results / Jean-Paul C. Grund [et al.] -- Collective organisation of injecting: drug users and the struggle against AIDS / Benny Jose [et al.].

This study comprises a series of international contributions on the research, theory and practice of developing community-based HIV prevention. Its aim is to understand how individual actions to prevent HIV transmission are constrained and encouraged by situational and social context.

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AIDS (Disease)
Drug abuse--Prevention.
Drug control.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome--prevention & control.
Community Health Services.
Sexual Partners.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases--prevention & control.
Substance Abuse, Intravenous--prevention & control.