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Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe

Comparisons of National Surveys, 1st Edition

Edited by Michel Hubert, Nathalie Bajos, Theo Sandfort

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462 pages

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Originally published in 1998 Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe is detailed study comparing the major population surveys on sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS carried out in Europe at the time of publication. Leading European researchers explore the differences and similarities between European countries in patterns of sexual behaviour and responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. As well as providing an empirical and methodological base for future research, the comparative analyses lead researchers, policy makers, health-educators and the media to new insights and a deeper understanding of issues that are of central concern in many countries. The chapters include discussion of data on sexual initiation, homosexual and bisexual behaviour, sexual practices, sexual partners, risk behaviour, STDs, preventive practices, the normative context, knowledge of HIV/AIDS, and attitudes towards people with HIV/AIDS. The book results from a major European Concerted Action, funded by the European Union Biomedical and Health Research programme (BIOMED), and coordinated by the Centre d'Etudes Sociologiques of the Facultes Universitaires Saint-Louis, Brussels, Belgium. It follows Sexual Interactions and HIV Risk, published in 1997.

Table of Contents

Tables

Figures

Preface, Michel Hubert, Nathalie Bajos and Theo Sandfort

Series Editor’s Preface, Peter Aggleton

1. Studying and Comparing Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDs in Europe, Michel Hubert

Part I: Sexual Behaviour in the Era of HIV/AIDS

2. Sexual Initiation and Gender in Europe: A Cross-cultural Analysis of Trends in the Twentieth Century, Michel Bozon and Osmo Kontula

3. Homosexual and Bisexual Behaviour in European Countries, Theo Sandfort

4. Sexual Practices and Their Social Profiles, Theo Sandfort, Henny Bos, Elina Haavio-Mannila and Jon Martin Sundet

5. The Europeans and their Sexual Partners, Henri Leridon, Gertjan vn Zessen and Michel Hubert

Part II: Sexual Transmission of HIV

6. Risk Behaviour and Risk Contexts, Per Magnus

7. Self-reported Sexually Transmitted Diseases and At-Risk Sexual Behaviour, Josiane Warsawski

Part III: Preventive Practices and the Normative Context

8. Sexual Adaptation to HIV Risk, Danièle Peto, Philippe Huyen and Nathalie Bajos

9. Condom Use, François Dubois-Arber and Brender Spencer

10. Voluntary HIV Testing, André Jeannin, Mitchell Cohen and Nathalie Bajos

11. Social Networks and Normative Context, Alexis Ferrand, Jacques Marquet and Luc Van Campenhoudt

Part IV: Representing AIDS

12. Knowledge and Representations of HIV/AIDS, Jacques Marquet, Ester Zantedeschi and Philippe Huynen

13. Attitudes towards People with HIV/AIDS, Elizabeth Ioaniddi and Michael Haeder

14. Knowledge and Discrimination: What Kind of Relationship?, Jacques Marquet and Nathalie Beltzer

Conclusions

15. Sexual Behaviour and HIV Risk: Common Patterns and Differences between European Countries, Theo Sandfort, Michel Hubert, Nathalie Bajos and Henny Bos

Notes on Contributors

Index

About the Editors

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA042000
HEALTH & FITNESS / Sexuality
MED035000
MEDICAL / Health Care Delivery