Volume 9 - Article 12 | Pages 285-296

A summary of Special Collection 1: Social Interactions and HIV/AIDS in Rural Africa

By Susan Watkins, Jere R. Behrman, Hans-Peter Kohler, PhD, Eliya Zulu

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Date received:19 Sep 2003
Date published:19 Dec 2003
Word count:171
Keywords:AIDS/HIV, Kenya, Malawi
DOI:10.4054/DemRes.2003.9.12
Weblink:Introduction to Special Collection 1
 An Assessment of the KDICP and MDICP Data Quality: Interviewer Effects, Question Reliability and Sample Attrition
 Are we measuring what we want to measure?
 How do we know we need to control for selectivity?
 Comparing, Contextualizing, and Conceptualizing: Enhancing Quantitative Data on Women's Situation in Rural Africa
 Divorce and Remarriage in Rural Malawi
 "Moving" and Marrying: Modelling HIV Infection among Newly-weds in Malawi
 Spousal communication about the risk of contracting HIV/AIDS in rural Malawi
 Why are they worried? Concern about AIDS in rural Malawi
 Concern Regarding the HIV/AIDS epidemic and Individual Childbearing: Evidence from Rural Malawi
 "My Girlfriends Could Fill A Yanu-Yanu Bus": Rural Malawian Men's Claims About Their Own Serostatus
 Change and instability: A multilevel analysis of AIDS-related conversational networks among Malawian women
 Talking about AIDS: The influence of communication networks on individual risk perceptions of HIV/AIDS infection and favored protective behaviors in South Nyanza District, Kenya
 

Abstract

Special Collection 1: Social Interactions and HIV/AIDS in Rural Africa is a set of papers stemming from the conference "Research on Demographic Aspects of HIV/AIDS in Rural Africa", held at the Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, October 28, 2002. The aim of the conference was to provide a forum for the presentation of results, to an audience of experts, on a variety of demographic aspects relevant for the study of HIV/AIDS in rural Africa. The aim of the special collection is to make these results available to a wider audience.
Thirteen contributions were submitted to the journal Demographic Research and went through peer review. They were published on September 19, 2003 as the journal’s first “special collection” of material on a common topic. This short summary of the collection has been added to Volume 9 in order to include full details of the collection in the current running volume as well. The following pages list the contributions and give direct links where readers may download the material from the Demographic Research website. A full list of all papers is also available at: http://www.demographic-research.org/special/1/.

Author's Affiliation

Susan Watkins - University of Pennsylvania, United States of America [Email]
Jere R. Behrman - University of Pennsylvania, United States of America [Email]
Hans-Peter Kohler, PhD - University of Pennsylvania, United States of America [Email]
Eliya Zulu - African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya [Email]

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