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Volume 14 Supplement 2

Bridging the social and the biomedical: engaging the social and political sciences in HIV research

Research

  1. This supplement to the Journal of the International AIDS Society focuses on the engagement of the social and political sciences within HIV research and, in particular, maintaining a productive relationship betwee...

    Authors: Susan C Kippax, Martin Holt and Samuel R Friedman

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 2):S1

    Content type: Introduction

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  2. Randomized controlled trials and critical social theory are known not to be happy bedfellows. Such trials are embedded in a positivist view of the world, seeking definitive answers to testable questions; criti...

    Authors: Catherine M Montgomery and Robert Pool

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 2):S4

    Content type: Research

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  3. Researchers have long recognized the importance of a central government’s political “commitment” in order to mount an effective response to HIV. The concept of political commitment remains ill-defined, however...

    Authors: Ashley M Fox, Allison B Goldberg, Radhika J Gore and Till Bärnighausen

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 2):S5

    Content type: Research

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  4. There exists no consistent explanation for why some countries are successful in combating HIV/AIDS and others are not, and we need such an explanation in order to design effective policies and programmes. Rese...

    Authors: Rachel Sullivan Robinson

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 2):S6

    Content type: Research

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  5. Research policy in the field of HIV has changed substantially in recent decades in Switzerland. Until 2004, social science research on HIV/AIDS was funded by specialized funding agencies. After 2004, funding o...

    Authors: Kathrin Frey and Daniel Kübler

    Citation: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2011 14(Suppl 2):S7

    Content type: Research

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