Confronting the AIDS Epidemic: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on HIV/AIDS Education
Several socio-economic, ethical, legal, political and cultural issues have arisen because of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This anthology discusses the ... Show synopsis Several socio-economic, ethical, legal, political and cultural issues have arisen because of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This anthology discusses the cultural ramifications that undermine HIV/AIDS education through the contributions of the following scholars: Caroline Blair, David Ojakaa, S.A. Ochola, Dishon Gogi, Marietta Federici-LaFarge, Frank Machlica, Davidson C. Umeh, Gerjo Kok, Harm J. Hospers, John B.F. De Wit, Lynn Morrison, Sepali Guruge, Kabahenda Nyakabwa, Jerome Okafor, Tim Rodgers, Howard Stevenson, Helen M. Rupp, Minakshi Tikoo, Charles B.U. Uwakwe, Ralph DiClemente, Gina M. Wingood, Nora K. Bell, Ifeanyi Emenike and Gust A. Yep. They discussed cultural implications and specific HIV / AIDS education strategies for women, men, adolescents, gays, people living with HIV/AIDS in the following communities: American-Indian, African-American, Asian-American, White-American, Kenyan, Ugandan, Nigerian, Indian, Dutch and athletes. This book will be of great significance to students and scholars in anthropology, medicine, nursing, psychology, health, education, sociology, and women's studies. The authors provide much insight into community dynamics, social relationships and group norms which are important in the development of effective education programs for HIV/AIDS.