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Families That Work in Times of Crisis

Jody Heymann

in Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195156591
eISBN:
9780199943333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156591.003.0058
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter steps back and asks the question of whether the dilemmas that families face, as great as they are, continue to be relevant in the context of other crises from epidemics to natural ... More


Moving Metaphors: The Representation of Aids In Caribbean Literature and Visual Arts

Ivette Romero-Cesareo

in Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032184
eISBN:
9780813038766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032184.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses how the repercussions of traumatic moments in the history of the world are manifested through Caribbean cultural production. It examines literature and the visual arts, in an ... More


In the Beginning: American Boyhood and the Life Stories of Gay Men

Bertram J. Cohler

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the impact of the American “boy code” from the boy books of the 19th century to the present time on the current representations of boyhood in the accounts of men ... More


Social Conditions and the AIDS Pandemic: A Proposed Framework for Structural-Level Interventions

R. A Crosby, R. J DiClemente, and J. P Sims

in Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention: Optimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190675486
eISBN:
9780190675509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675486.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the AIDS pandemic as being intimately linked with inequitable social conditions. The case is made that these social inequities must be the primary “target” of HIV prevention ... More


A Fraught Embrace: The Romance and Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa

Ann Swidler and Susan Cotts Watkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173924
eISBN:
9781400884988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173924.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the wake of the AIDS pandemic, legions of organizations and compassionate individuals descended on Africa from faraway places to offer their help and save lives. This book shows how the dreams of ... More


Global Burden of HIV/AIDS: A Diverse Pandemic

R. J DiClemente, R. A Crosby, and J. P Sims

in Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention: Optimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190675486
eISBN:
9780190675509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675486.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Beginning with the observation that AIDS has a tendency to invade subpopulations within a nation that are the most marginalized, this chapter provides case examples of the epidemic within five ... More


Afterword the Production of Knowledge on Sexuality in the Aids Era: Some Issues, Opportunities, and Challenges

Richard Parker, Regina Maria Barbosa, and Peter Aggleton

in Framing the Sexual Subject: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, and Power

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218369
eISBN:
9780520922754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218369.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter assesses some key challenges that have recently emerged in sex research. It argues that in the wake of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and with the consolidation of agenda linked to the promotion ... More


Introduction

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter begins with a brief overview of the book, which is based on ten lectures in the “Knowledge against Poverty” series at the Collège de France in Paris from 2009 to 2010. The ... More


Enhancing Theory of Structural-Level Interventions for HIV Prevention and Care

B Hensen, S Dringus, R Eakle, M Remme, and J Hargreaves

in Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention: Optimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190675486
eISBN:
9780190675509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675486.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter provides multiple insights into the theoretical basis of structural-level intervention approaches to the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS. Set within the context of social science ... More


Pruritus: past, present, and future

Robert Twycross

in Pruritus in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198525103
eISBN:
9780191730238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525103.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the changes pruritus has undergone from the past to the present. It includes the changes in treatments and the understanding of medical practitioners about this symptom. The ... More


Theorizing the Politics of (Homo)Sexualities across Cultures

Mark Blasius

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on an event in the history of sexuality, more specifically in the history of sexuality as a political issue. In recent years, vastly diverse movements around the politics of ... More


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