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ERIC Number: EJ458424
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0092-055X
The Presentation of AIDS/HIV Disease in Introductory Sociology Textbooks.
Weitz, Rose
Teaching Sociology, v20 n3 p239-43 Jul 1992
Describes content of 50 introductory sociology textbooks in their coverage of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) disease. Reports that, although by 1987 HIV was covered in 26 texts, many aspects were neglected. Concludes teachers should concentrate on slighted areas including the difference between AIDS and HIV, fear and means of transmission, and women's risks. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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