Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart's AIDS: Safety, Sexuality and Risk (Social Aspects of Aids) PDF

By Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

ISBN-10: 0203362535

ISBN-13: 9780203362532

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A few 12 years into the epidemic, with an efficient preventive vaccine or remedy opposed to HIV disorder nonetheless to be stumbled on, this ebook displays at the contributions of social and behavioural examine to the advance of interventions for prevention. After over a decade's paintings documenting HIV and AIDS-related wisdom, attitudes and behavior, social researchers have all started to concentration extra in actual fact on perceptions of sexual defense and hazard, and the standards that give a contribution to those. the problems addressed via the booklet have been tested in the course of 3 significant meetings in 1994: the once a year convention of the British Sociological organization, the 2d foreign convention at the BioPsychoSocial facets of AIDS and the Xth foreign convention on AIDS. The publication brings jointly key papers offered at every one of those meetings, documenting problems with focal hindrance to social researchers, coverage makers and wellbeing and fitness educators within the mid-1990s.

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Iceland and Vietnam). Major international gay events in 1994 that attracted thousands of overseas visitors— the celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the Gay Games in New York—have also been featured in Gay Times (August 1994) and Phase (August/September 1994). A systematic analysis of travel features in the gay press over time could provide a valuable starting point for a serious study of the development and character of gay tourism, but here two examples must suffice.

Saunders. , 1990; Gould, 1993; Hawkes, 1992; Hawkes and Hart, 1993). HIV is transmitted from person to person primarily by unprotected penetrative sex or through sharing of injecting equipment. Consequently, its initial emergence within the resident populations of regions, countries and districts previously unaffected, must have been due to contact with individuals from ‘elsewhere’; either by uninfected individuals travelling away from home to areas where HIV infection was present, or through contact with HIV-infected persons visiting an area initially free from infection.

Specific events attracting gay and lesbian visitors provide clear evidence of the economic significance of gay tourism. The Gay and Lesbian March on Washington (April 1993), for instance, may have attracted up to one million visitors to the city and the event had a significant impact on the capital’s hotels and transportation networks. Increased revenue to the city due directly to the March is estimated to be $177 million. The Gay Games IV, held in New York City in June 1994 attracted nearly 11,000 athletes from 44 countries.

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