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By Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

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In response to articles selected from the 6th annual 'Social facets of AIDS' convention, this ebook makes a speciality of up to date bills of HIV/AIDS study and linked social/sexual concerns.

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1988) Doctoring the Media:The Reporting of Health and Medicine, London, Routledge. McKIE, R. (1986) Panic: The Story of AIDS, Wellinborough, Thorsons. MELDRUM, J. ), AIDS; A Moral Issue, London, Macmillan. , et al. (forthcoming) ‘Changing Levels of Public Interest of AIDS in the 1980s’, Unpublished paper. J. (1976) Cholera 1832:The Social Response to an Epidemic, London, Croom Helm. MURASKIN, W. (1988) The Silent Epidemic: The Social, Ethical and Medical Problems Surrounding the Fight against Hepatitis B’, Journal of Social History, 22, pp.

26). Black scientists, activists, grassroots workers and researchers have challenged the assumptions of much Western scientific theorizing about the origins of HIV, and analysts of the media have highlighted racist subtexts in reporting about AIDS and Africa (see Adams, 1989: Chirimuuta and Chirimuuta, 1989; Critical Health, 1988; Patton, 1990; Sabatier, 1988; Watney, 1988). However, there is little empirical research exploring how media reporting might actually relate to audience understandings.

For example, one janitor proclaimed: ‘Uganda’s hoachin with it…. 7 provides an example of audience and media statements about prevalence of infection in Africa. The statistics given by the media (and the audience) vary wildly. TV news reporters do not even seem to be able to make up their minds about how many people have HIV and AIDS in particular African countries. 6 The Face of AIDS (ITN ‘Review of the Year’, 20 December 1986) Uganda, ‘one in every ten people has AIDS’ (BBC1 2100, 30 April 1987).

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