AIDS Education: Interventions in Multi-Cultural Societies

Hardcover | March 31, 1997

EditorG. Sabar-Friedman, I.I. Schenker, F.S. Sy

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Based on presentations of the Ninth International Conference on AIDS Education, held November 26-December 1, 1995, in Jerusalem, Israel. Thirty-six contributions discuss theoretical and conceptual frameworks; legislation and policy making; experiences in three countries ( Paraguay, Cyprus, and Israel); women and AIDS; programs, interventions, and practices; evaluating interventions; and AIDS and religion. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Based on presentations of the Ninth International Conference on AIDS Education, held November 26-December 1, 1995, in Jerusalem, Israel. Thirty-six contributions discuss theoretical and conceptual frameworks; legislation and policy making; experiences in three countries ( Paraguay, Cyprus, and Israel); women and AIDS; programs, interve...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:276 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.1 inPublished:March 31, 1997Publisher:Springer US

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THEORETICAL AND CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS: 1. Human Rights and AIDS: The Future of the Pandemic (J. Mann) 2. HIV Prevention and Development in the Multicultural Context (E. Reid) 3. Education as a Key Factor in Fighting AIDS (A. Isaksson) 4. The AIDS Crisis: Challenges, Consequences, and Recommendations for the World and Africa (S.A.Z. Mulindi) 5. Approaches to Grassroots AIDS Education in Africa: Culture as Ally (S.K. Wood) 6. Customizing Interventions for HIVSeropositive Persons (J. Greenberg et al.) THE PEOPLE'S VOICE: LEGISLATION AND POLICY MAKING: 7. The Role of Parliamentarians in HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention (P. Upendra) 8. The Role of Parliament in the Fight against AIDS around the World: Country Watch (I.I. Schenker) A TALE OF THREE COUNTRIES: 9. AIDS Prevention in Paraguay: A Country of the Latin America Southern Cone (J.C. Medina) 10. AIDS in Cyprus Today (M. Chrispofides) 11. National AIDS Policy of Israel (Z. BenIshai) WOMEN AND AIDS: The Role of the ObstetricianGynecologist in AIDS Prevention: 12. The American Experience (R.H. Schwartz) 13. Latin America (M.A. Valverde) 14. Sweden (E. Persson) 15. Africa (B.T. Nasah) 16. Women and Power: Issues Surrounding HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy (L. Sherr) PROGRAMS, INTERVENTIONS, PRACTICES: 17. AIDS. Knowing Helps : An Educational Program for Knowing about and Preventing AIDS (I. Martinez, J. Prats) 18. DramAide, a Project in Schools in KwazuluNatal, South Africa (L. Dalrymple, A. Jaffe) 19. Sexagon: A Game for the Development of Cummunicative Skills on Sexuality and Love (W. Belschner, W. Lesemann) 20. Teaching HIVAIDS Law and Policy in Law Schools in the United States (M. Closen, C. Chejfec) 21. HIVPrevention for Migrants: Integration of HIVPrevention into Social Work among Migrant Populations (C. Weilandt, et al.) 22.HIV/AIDS Training for Customs Immigration and Visa Officers (C. Auger) 23. Building a Place for Counseling of Male Street Sex Workers in a Public Health Service: Sao Paulo, Brazil (J. Luiz, S. Goihman) 24. HIV/AIDS Awareness Activities in Palestine: The Case of Gaza and West Bank (M. Afifi) 25. AIDS Education and the Prevention of TransfusionTransmitted HIV Infection in the United States (S.G. Sandler) 26. Prevention of HIVInfection in Prisons: A European Network (C. Weilandt, M. Rotily) EVALUATING INTERVENTIONS: WHAT DOES WORK?: 27. Success by Regular Classroom Teachers in Implementing a Model Elementary School AIDS Education Curriculum (D. Schonfield) 28. Evaluation of School Programs for HIV Prevention in Italy (T. Spadea et al.) 29. Can Intentions to Use Condoms Predict Condom Use among HighRisk, Multicultural Youth in a Miami Alternative School? (M.G. Kennedy et al.) 30. HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Beliefs, and Attitudes among Teachers in Latin America: Lessons from Five Countries in Implementing ISYAP Model (S.J. Erbstein et al.) AIDS AND RELIGION: 31. The Role of Religious Organizations in Constructing the HIV/AIDS Discourse and Prevention Actions: An Overview (G. SaberFriedman) 32. Talking about AIDS: The Biography of a Local AIDS Organization within the Church of Uganda (M.A. Whyte) 33. CHUSA: Church Human Services AIDS Preventtion Program in Uganda (S.L. Ruteikara) 34. AIDS: Religion and Medicine in Rural Kenya (B. Smith) 35. The Jewish Religion and the HIV/AIDS Challenge (I.I. Schenker, G. SabarFriedman) 36. A Shelter of Hope: Working within the Churches of Costa Rica (N.R. Orlando) Index

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`This is an excellent summary of multi-cultural AIDS education programs around the world. It is a highly recommended book for all academic libraries, providing information that is difficult to find.' AIDS Book Review Journal, November 1997