Women and AIDS : Negotiating Safer Practices, Care, and Representation
By: Cole, Ellen.
Contributor(s): Rothblum, Esther D | Fuller, Linda K | Roth, Nancy.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (347 p.).ISBN: 9781317712435.Subject(s): AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention | Negotiation | Safe sex in AIDS prevention | Women -- Diseases -- Prevention | Women -- Health and hygieneGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women and AIDS : Negotiating Safer Practices, Care, and RepresentationDDC classification: 616.97/9205/082 | 616.979205082 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; About the Editors; Contributors; Introduction; PART I: NEGOTIATING SAFER PRACTICES; Chapter 1. Reconsidering the HIV/AIDS Prevention Needs of Latino Women in the United States; Introduction; Factors that Affect Latino Women''s Ability to Implement Risk Reduction Measures; Traditional Approaches to HIV Prevention; Directions for Future Intervention Efforts; Chapter 2. Understanding Safer Sex Negotiation in a Group of Low-Income African-American Women; Literature Review; Method; Findings; Discussion; Epilogue
Chapter 3. HIV-Related Communication and Power in Women Injecting Drug UsersCommunication Skill; Chapter 4. Safer Sex Negotiation in Cross-Cultural Romantic Dyads: An Extension of Ting-Toomey''s Face Negotiation Theory; Intimate Communication and Safer Sex Negotiation; Face Negotiation Theory; Summary, Conclusions, and Future Directions; Chapter 5. Navigating the Freedoms of College Life: Students Talk About Alcohol, Gender, and Sex; Introduction; Methodology
Disconnection from Family and Freedom from Parental Control: The Role of Alcohol in the Development of Shared Experiences, Self-Preservation, and Connecting to a New CommunityFreedom, Self-Protection, and Responsibility for One''s Self: Add Alcohol and Sex and Stir; Learning the Dos and Don''ts of College Drinking: Students'' Perceptions of the Negative Consequences of Drinking, and Learning to Avoid These Consequences; Connecting the Students'' Voices with the Research on College Alcohol Consumption, Sexual Practice, and Experiential Learning Theory; Conclusion; PART II: NEGOTIATING CARE
Chapter 6. Communicating an HIV-Positive DiagnosisDeath, Fear, and Stigma; Communication with Health Care Providers; The Present Research Project; Results; Discussion; Recommendations; Conclusion; Chapter 7. Affirming the Role of Women As Carers: The Social Construction of AIDS Through the Eyes of Mother, Friend, and Nurse; Literature Review; Methodology; Women AIDS Carers: Establishing Their Visibility; Conclusion; Appendix; Chapter 8. Enacting Care: Successful Recruitment, Retention, and Compliance of Women in HIV/AIDS Medical Research; Recruitment; Retention and Compliance; Methods
Dimensions of SuccessConclusion; PART III: NEGOTIATING REPRESENTATION; Chapter 9. Women and the AIDS Memorial Quilt; Quilting and Women''s Communication; The Living, the Dead, and AIDS; The Symbolic Representation of the Dead; Healing Through the Quilt: Turning Pain into Action; Conclusion; Chapter 10. Redressing Sanuk: "Asian AIDS" and the Practices of Women''s Resistance; Tapestries; "The Care of the Self"; Between the Lines; Chapter 11. To Desire to Direct Differently: Women Producer/Directors of AIDS Films; Review of the Literature; Feminist Filmmaking; HIV/AIDS Filmmaking
Surveying Women Producer/Directors of AIDS Films
For many women, the advice Use a condom! is not enough to help protect them from HIV infection. As Women and AIDS reveals, negotiating safer sex practices is a very complex issue for women who are involved in relationships where they do not enjoy physical, social, or economic equality. The book''s authors maintain that the key to curbing the spread of HIV and to caring for those already infectedis communication. The first volume to address HIV/AIDS and women from a communication perspective, this helpful guidebook addresses how women might achieve safer sexual and drug injection practices with partners, but it also explores women''s negotiation of the health care system as patients, medical research subjects, and caregivers.
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