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Progress in Preventing AIDS?

Dogma, Dissent and Innovation - Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

By David Ross Buchanan, George Peter Cernada


359 pages

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pub: 1998-06-15
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Originally published in the "International Quarterly of Community Health Education", this work presents twenty-one chapters about the state of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in a global context.

Table of Contents

Preface William Griffiths

Introduction and Overview

Progress in Preventing AIDS? Dogma, Dissent and Innovations David Buchanan and George P. Cernada

I. The Science of Prevention: Doctrine and Dogma

Sexual Practices That May Favor the Transmission of HIV in a Rural Community in Nigeria Ademola J. Ajuwon,Oladimeji Oladepo, Joshua D. Adeniyi and William R. Brieger

Perceived Barriers to HIV Prevention among University Students in Sierra Leone, West Africa Thomas J. Stewart and Donna L. Richter

AIDS-Related Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behavioral Intentions of Adolescents in Trinidad: A Pilot Study Naomi N. Modeste, Claudette Francis and Dumiso Matshazi

Preventing HIV Infection Among Juvenile Delinquents: Educational Diagnosis Using the Health Belief Model Kathleen M. Lux and Rick Petosa

Use of Health Belief Model to Predict Condom Use among University Students in Nigeria Christiana Udo Edem and S. Marie Harvey

The Role of Threat and Efficacy in AIDS Prevention Kim Witte

II. Voices of Dissent

The Viral Model for AIDS: Paradigmatic Dominance, Politics, or Best Approximation of Reality? Paul E. Pezza

AIDS Communication: What Predicts Health Professionals' Decisions? D. F. Treadwell

Another Crack in the Mirror: The Politics of AIDS Prevention in Mexico Hector Carrillo

HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities in the U.S.: A Review, Analysis and Integration Gust A. Yep

Sociology of AIDS within Black Communities: Theoretical Considerations Clarence Spigner

AIDS in the African Press Dana Lear

Women and the Risk of HIV Infection in Nigeria: Implications for Control Programs Ademola J. Ajuwon and Wuraola Shokunbi

III. Innovations in Field Practice

Theory and Action for Effective Condom Promotion: Illustrations from a Behavior Intervention Project for Sex Workers in Singapore Mee Lian Wong, Roy Chan, David Koh, and Christina Misa Wong

Using Theory to Design an Intervention for HIV/AIDS Prevention for Farm Workers in Rural Zimbabwe Susan M. L. Laver, Bart Van Den Borne, and Gerjo Kok

Was the Intervention Implemented as Intended?: A Process Evaluation of an AIDS Prevention Intervention in Rural Zimbabwe Susan M. L. Laver, Bart Van Den Borne, Gerjo Kok, and Godfrey Woelk

The Potential of Drama and Songs as Channels for AIDS Education in Africa: A Report on Focus Group Findings from Ghana Kwadwo Bosompra

Needle Sharing for the Use of Therapeutic Drugs as a Potential AIDS Risk Behavior among Migrant Hispanic Farmworkers in the Eastern Stream Jerry Lafferty, David Foulk, and Rebecca Ryan

Enlisting the Support of Traditional Healers in an AIDS Education Campaign in Zambia B. U. Chirwa and E. Sivile

The CEPA Project: A New Model for Community-Based Program Planning David Buchanan, Joani Marinoff, Edna Apostol, Nancy O'Hare, Dalila Balfour, Maria Rodriguez, Carmen Claudio, and Carlos Santiago



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PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health