First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
1. Purpose of the Study: Introduction; Research; Questions 2. Background: Introduction; Characteristics of AIDS Affected Youth; Stigma; Bereavement; Needs of AIDS Affected Youth 3, How the Study was Constructed: My Stance in the Role of Researcher; Rationale for the Method; Recruiting Participants; The Interview Process; The Field Log; Data Analysis; Trustworthiness; Creating the Participants' Stories 4. The Young People's Stories: Introduction; Setting; Joe; Maria; Tina 5. Common Themes: 'We're Out Here by Ourselves'; 'My Mother Had a Problem'; 'Me and my Mother Didn't Get Along'; Something to Live For'; Epilogue; Where are They Now? 6. Discussion and Implications: Unstable Living Arrangements; Behaviour and Learning Problems; Unsafe Sexual Behaviour; Multiple Losses: Disclosure; Responding to AIDS Affected Youth; Implications; Application of Findings; Appendices; Bibliography; Index