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Title Partnership and pragmatism : Germany's response to AIDS prevention and care / edited by Rolf Rosenbrock and Michael T. Wright.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.

Series Social aspects of AIDS.
Social aspects of AIDS.
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Germany.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- prevention & control.
HIV Infections -- prevention & control.
Health Policy.
Germany.
Alt Name Rosenbrock, Rolf, 1945-
Wright, Michael T.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 254 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgement; Introduction; Pragmatism and partnership: an overview of this volume; AIDS in a German context: a primer; History, policy, and epidemiology; The epidemiology of HIV and AIDS in Germany; From hysteria to banality: an overview of the political response to AIDS in Germany; The role of the German Federal Government in fighting the epidemic; AIDS prevention campaigns for the general public: the work of the Federal Centre for Health Education
Structural prevention: the basis for a critical approach to health promotionThe German AIDS self-help movement: the history and ongoing role of AIDS-Hilfe; Risk perception and decision making in safer sex; Reactions of the general population to AIDS: the relationship between sociodemographic variables and lay concepts of disease aetiology; AIDS prevention as a social systems intervention: risk taking in the context of different types of heterosexual partnerships; The 'risk factor love'; Responding to specific target groups
The response of gay German men to HIV: the national gay press surveys 1987 96Western-style prevention for eastern gay men? AIDS prevention in the former East Germany; The accepting approach to working with drug users in Germany: an overview of principles, goals and methods; The meaning of HIV prevention in the context of heterosexual relationships: what are women protecting themselves from?; The Umbrella Network: AIDS, STD prevention, and prostitution on the eastern border of Germany; Innovation versus normalisation: the reaction of Germany's home care system to HIV and AIDS
Defining the AIDS Survivor Syndrome and testing for symptoms in an exploratory study of gay German menAIDS policy, health policy, and gay politics; The future of AIDS policy and practice; The normalisation of AIDS in Germany; Index
Summary This book provides a comprehensive overview of the most important themes in German HIV/AIDS prevention and care from the beginning of the epidemic to the present. Multidisciplinary in approach, it highlights the unique contributions of Germany to AIDS work, making available for the first time knowledge which can be applied to other countries as well as to other fields of public health practice. Topics discussed include: *structural prevention, a concept which unites political and behavioural change *the synchronistic relationship between AIDS policy and gay politics *the d.
ISBN 0585462216 (electronic bk.)
9780585462219 (electronic bk.)
9780203470480 (electronic bk.)
0203470486 (electronic bk.)
9780415241052 (hbk.)
0415241057 (hbk.)
9780415241069 (pbk.)
0415241065 (pbk.)
9781134549757
113454975X
OCLC # 52739845
Additional Format Print version: Partnership and pragmatism. London ; New York : Routledge, 2000 0415241057 (DLC) 00031133 (OCoLC)43978802.


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