Understanding 'Stigma' and HIV/AIDS: A Social Scientist's Challenge

Saturday, July 19, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:20 PM
Room: F204
RC15 Sociology of Health (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Leah GILBERT, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
The Mercurial Piece of the HIV/AIDS Puzzle: ‘Stigma' and HIV/AIDS in South Africa As a Social Scientist's Challenge (Oral Presentation)
Leah GILBERT, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Disentangling Disease Stigma: Conceptual Counters and Methodological Challenges (Oral Presentation)
Sumesh SS, Tezpur University, India

Patriarchal and Medical Discourses Shaping HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma and Its Management in Turkey (Oral Presentation)
Pinar OKTEM, independent researcher, Turkey

‘If I Had Cancer I Would Get Loads of Sympathy, ‘Cos It's HIV, I Can't Even Tell Anyone': Young People's Understanding of the Stigma of HIV (Oral Presentation)
Jeanne KATZ, The Open University, UK, United Kingdom; Judith DORRELL, c/o Dr Jeanne Katz, United Kingdom

HIV Stigma in U.S. Faith Communities (Oral Presentation)
Magdalena SZAFLARSKI, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

HIV, Dating and Mating: An Analysis Of Stigma In Self-Presentation (Distributed Paper)
Bradley POWELL, Case Western Reserve University, USA

HIV, Stigma and Agency (Distributed Paper)
Elina OINAS, University of Helsinki, Finland

« J'ai Peur Du ‘Kongossa' (commérage) » : Stigmate Et Contrôle De L'information Sur Le VIH/Sida Auprès De Migrantes D'origine Subsaharienne Et Séropositives En Suisse (Distributed Paper)
Michela VILLANI, Institut Universitaire de l'Histoire de la Médecine et de la Santé Publique, Switzerland; Francesca POGLIA MILETI, University of Fribourg, Switzerland; Laura MELLINI, University of Fribourg, Switzerland; Brikela SULSTAROVA, University of Fribourg, Switzerland; Pascal SINGY, CHUV, Switzerland

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