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Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention: Optimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care

Richard A. Crosby and Ralph J. DiClemente


Parallel to the evolution of biomedical approaches to addressing the AIDS pandemic, social science approaches to the prevention of HIV acquisition and transmission have evolved. This evolution is characterized by an increasing emphasis on the use of structural-level intervention methods. By definition, structural-level methods function at the outer-most “layers” of influence in a socio-ecological framework. This volume begins by demonstrating the diversity of HIV epidemics in various nations, thus suggesting that singularly focused prevention approaches are unlikely to succeed. The volume then ... More

Keywords: HIV, AIDS, structural-level intervention, marginalized populations, health and human rights

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190675486
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190675486.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard A. Crosby, editor
University of Kentucky

Ralph J. DiClemente, editor
Professor and Associate Dean, College of Global Public Health, New York University

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1 Global Burden of HIV/AIDS

Ralph J. DiClemente, Richard A. Crosby, and Jacqueline P. Sims

2 Applying Behavioral and Social Science Theory to HIV Prevention

Richard A. Crosby and Ralph J. DiClemente

4 Enhancing Access to Safe and Secure Housing

Julia Dickson-Gomez and Katherine Quinn

5 Food Insecurity and HIV/AIDS

Angelina A. Aidala, Maiko Yomogida, and Jennifer Leigh

7 Economic Strengthening Approaches with Female Sex Workers

Andrea Mantsios, Deanna Kerrigan, Jessie Mbwambo, Samuel Likindikoki, and Catherine Shembilu

8 Integrating Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders and HIV Services into Primary Care

Nabila El-Bassel, Phillip L. Marotta, Louisa Gilbert, Elwin Wu, Sandra Springer, Dawn A. Goddard-Eckrich, and Timothy Hunt

10 Getting to 40!

Will Nutland

11 Community Mobilization as an HIV Prevention Strategy

Richard Parker, Jonathan Garcia, Miguel Muñoz-Laboy, Laura Rebecca Murray, and Fernando Seffner

12 Evaluating Structural Interventions

Bernadette Hensen, Stefanie Dringus, Robyn Eakle, Michelle Remme, and James Hargreaves

14 Social Conditions and the AIDS Pandemic

Richard A. Crosby, Ralph J. DiClemente, and Jacqueline P. Sims

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