Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS (häftad)
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Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Springer International Publishing AG
Liamputtong, Pranee (ed.)
5 Illustrations, color; 12 Illustrations, black and white; XXVI, 497 p. 17 illus., 5 illus. in color
234 x 156 x 27 mm
726 g
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Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS (häftad)

Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS

A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Häftad Engelska, 2018-05-31
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This book focuses on the issues encountered by children and young people who are living with HIV/AIDS. It examines their lived experiences associated with HIV/AIDS, and studies groups of children and youngsters from around the globe. Connecting empirical information with real-life situations, the book brings together results from empirical research that relates to these children and young people. Its chapters can be used as evidence for health care providers to implement socially and culturally appropriate services to assist individuals and groups of children and young people who are living with HIV/AIDS in many societies. Many of these young people are from the most marginalized and vulnerable groups; and many have been orphaned by the death of their HIV-positive parents. Marginalized young people such as refugees, migrants and street children are most at risk due to the use of illicit drugs, their exposure to unprotected sex (in exchange for food, money and protection), and stigma associated with their marginalized lives. The impact that HIV/AIDS has on the opportunities for these young people to be able to lead healthy adult lives is considerable. This book gives a voice to these children and young people and advances our understanding of their lived experiences and needs.
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"The 51 contributors share rural and urban experiences studying children and adolescents living with HIV/AIDS. ... The editor and most authors provide literature reviews and extensive references, and compare population statistics, prevalence rates, morbidity/mortality data, teen pregnancy rates, and more. ... Summing Up: Recommended." (E. R. Paterson, Choice, Vol. 54 (5), January, 2017)

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Pranee Liamputtong is a medical anthropologist and holds a Personal Chair in Public Health at the School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Pranee has previously taught in the School of Sociology and Anthropology and worked as a public health research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Mothers' and Children's Health, La Trobe University. Pranee has a particular interest in issues related to cultural and social influences on childbearing, child-rearing, and women's reproductive and sexual health. She has published several books and a large number of papers in these areas.


Chapter 1. Children, young people and HIV/AIDS: An Introduction; Pranee Liamputtong.- Part I. Children, Young People and Living with HIV/AIDS.- Chapter 2. Unpacking 'OVC': Locally Perceived Differences between Orphaned, HIV-Positive and AIDS-Affected Children in Zimbabwe; Morten Skovdal, Catherine Campbell, Zivai Mupambireyi, Laura Robertson, Constance Nyamukapa and Simon Gregson.- Chapter 3. Children's Experiences of Living with HIV-Positive Parents within the Family Context of Bangladesh; Md Shahidul Islam, John Scott and Victor Minichiello.- Chapter 4. Adolescents Living with HIV: Emerging Issues in Public Health in South Africa; Nataly Woollett.- Chapter 5. Living Optimally with HIV: Youth Experiences in a Metropolitan Canadian City; Michelle DiRisio, Peri J. Ballantyne and Stanley Read.- Chapter 6. "There's More to You than Just this Virus": Young People Growing Up with Perinatally-Acquired HIV in Australia; Asha Persson, Christy E Newman and Angela Miller.- Part II. Children, Young People, HIV/AIDS, Identity and Risk.- Chapter 7. Masculinities, Femininities and the Burden of Culture Among Rural South African Teenagers in the Context of HIV; Deevia Bhana.- Chapter 8. "Digging Your Own Grave": Ghanaian Young People's Construction of Vulnerability within The Context of HIV/AIDS; Georgina Yaa Oduro.- Chapter 9. HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Risk of HIV/AIDS among Street Children in South Africa; Sylia Niele and Pranee Liamputtong.- Chapter 10. "I Definitely Want Kids, But I Think The Risks Are Pretty High": Fertility Desires and Perinatal HIV Transmission Knowledge among Adolescents and Young Adults with Perinatally-Acquired HIV (PHIV); Cynthia D. Fair and Jamie Albright.- Chapter 11. Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) in Accra, Ghana and Lome, Togo: Sexual History and HIV Risk Behavior; Ami Moore and Adobea Yaa Owusu.- Chapter 12. Mental Health Problems and Associated Socio-Ecological Factors among HIV-Positive Young Migrant Men Who Have Sex with Men in China; Haochu (Howard) Li, Joseph Lau, Eleanor Holroyd and Xiaoming Li.- Chapter 13. Young LGBT People and HIV/AIDS Risks: A Metasynthesis; Pattaraporn Moolchaem and Pranee Liamputtong.- Part III. Children, Young People, Health Care, Interventions and Policies.- Chapter 14. HIV/AIDS and Children in Jamaica: National Policy and Institutional Responses; Paul Miller and Stephen Wallder.- Chapter 15. HIV Prevention for Adolescent Women in Africa: Structural Driver Interventions; Catherine MacPhail and Audrey Pettifor.- Chapter 16. In Search of Entrepreneurs, Children and HIV/AIDS in Cameroon: A Marginalized Issue?; Larissa Kojoue.- Chapter 17. Disclosure as a Positive Resource: The Lived Experiences of HIV-Positive Adolescents in Botswana; Vivian Midtbo and Marguerite Daniel.- Chapter 18. The Power of Online Patient Communities for HIV Youth; Gonzalo Bacigalupe, Kathryn Cantrell and Rachel Chickerella.- Chapter 19. The Power of Peers: Self-Stigma Impacts, Peer Support and Engagement; Magda Conway.- Chapter 20. Teens and Transitions: Supporting Young People with HIV to Move Successfully from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare; Corry Azzopardi, Robyn Salter, Stephanie Savage, Ari Bitnun, Jason Brophy and Stanley Read.- Chapter 21. "I Can Still Be Happy, I Can Still Get My Life Again": Psychological Interventions With Children, Young People and Families Living With HIV in the UK; Tomas Campbell and Jayne Griffiths.- Chapter 22. Lay Definitions of Antiretroviral Treatment: Unpacking the Paradoxes and Dilemmas of Therapeutic Efficacy in Rural Tanzania; Mangi J Ezikiel.- Part IV: Children, Young People & Research.- Chapter 23. Ethical Considerations of Conducting Research among Children and Young People Affected by HIV: A View from An Ethics Review Board; Katie Schenk and Saumya Ramarao.- Chapter 24. Can Pictures Influence Policy? Ugandan Children Share Stories Utilizing Photovoice; Bonnie Fournier and Olenka Bilash.