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AIDS, Drugs and Prevention

AIDS, DRUGS AND PREVENTION

by: Hartnoll, Richard
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description AIDS, Drugs and Prevention brings together a range of international contributions on the research, theory and practice of developing community-based HIV prevention. It aims to understand how individual actions to prevent HIV transmission are constrained and encouraged by situational and social context. Drawing on ethnographic and epidemiological research among populations of drug users, sex workers and gay men, it explores how future HIV prevention interventions can target changes at the level of the individual as well as at the level of the community and wider social environment. AIDS, Drugs and Prevention offers practical and theoretical insights into community-based health work in the time of AIDS. It provides invaluable reading for students, lecturers, researchers and practioners in health promotion, health policy, social work and medical sociology. Review 'a useful collection for anyone interested in the reality of risk taking, change and the scope of interventions' - Community Care About the Author Tim Rhodes is a medical sociologist at the Center for Research on Drugs and Health Behavior, University of London. Richard Hartnoll is an epidemiologist at the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drugs Addiction, Portugal.

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Product Code: 9780415102032
ISBN: 0415102030
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1996-07-31
Number of Pages: 260 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 6.06 x 0.98 x 9.41 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds