Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
AIDS in the UKThe Making of Policy, 1981-1994$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Virginia Berridge

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198204725

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 18 June 2019

Orthodoxy and ‘Fringe’: The Anti-AIDS Alliance

Orthodoxy and ‘Fringe’: The Anti-AIDS Alliance

Chapter:
(p.231) 10 Orthodoxy and ‘Fringe’: The Anti-AIDS Alliance
Source:
AIDS in the UK
Author(s):

Virginia Berridge

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.003.0011

In the 1990s the image of AIDS began to change. Mainstreaming and normalization continued and gathered pace as epidemiology, forecasting, and modelling cast further doubts on the immediacy of rapid heterosexual spread. Alliances shifted and the gay response to AIDS also began to fragment. The general downgrading of AIDS as a policy issue continued. One of the first decisions in the new decade was to settle a long-standing policy issue with a considerable sum of government money. An impressive coalition from all parties gathered round the specific issue of compensation. The All Parliamentary Group published a pamphlet titled ‘HIV/ATDS: Is the Heterosexual Population at Risk?.’ Issues concerning gays and haemophiliacs were discussed in this leaflet with reference to myths concerning heterosexual AIDS.

Keywords:   AIDS, epidemiology, heterosexual, Parliamentary Group, anti-AIDS alliance

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .