The Resource Sexually transmitted diseases, Margaret Haerens, book editor

Sexually transmitted diseases, Margaret Haerens, book editor

Label
Sexually transmitted diseases
Title
Sexually transmitted diseases
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Haerens, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Title
Sexually transmitted diseases
Contributor
Summary
Essays debate the pro and con sides of arguments about sexually transmitted diseases, including how to educate youths about them, whether or not they are a serious problem, and how the AIDS should be addressed globally
Subject
Member of
Genre
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236453
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.95/1
Index
index present
LC call number
RC200.25
LC item number
.S48 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Target audience
adolescent
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Margaret Haerens, book editor
Sexually transmitted diseases, Margaret Haerens, book editor
Label
Sexually transmitted diseases, Margaret Haerens, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-205) and index
Contents
  • Are sexually transmitted diseases a serious problem? STDs are a serious problem / The Youth Connection -- The threat of STDs is exaggerated / Alison Motluck -- The AIDS epidemic is devastating Africa / Patrick Dixon -- AIDS is not the cause of Africa's health crisis / Christine Maggiore -- Syphilis is a growing threat / Steve Mitchell -- The eradication of syphilis is within reach / Judy Wasserheit and George Counts -- How should the government educate youths about STDs? The government should promote abstinence-only education / Melissa G. Pardue -- Abstinence-only education is ineffective / Patricia Miller -- The government should fund comprehensive sex education programs / Louise Melling -- The government should not fund comprehensive sex education programs / Joel Mowbray -- The government should spend more on sex education in the African American community / Kai Wright -- Greater individual responsibility can reduce STDs in the African American community / Phill Wilson -- How can individuals reduce the spread of sexually transmitted diseases? Teens should take virginity pledges / Robert E. Rector ... [et al.] -- Virginity pledges have not reduced the spread of STDs / Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States -- Individuals should use condoms to prevent STDs / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- The benefits of condom use are exaggerated / Angie Vineyard -- Gay men should take responsibility for their sexual practices / Katherine Ernst -- Accusing gay men of irresponsible sexual practices is counterproductive / Patrick Moore --
  • How should the global AIDS crisis be addressed? U.S. global AIDS policy is effective / Randall Tobias -- U.S. global AIDS policy is ineffective / Joel Wendland -- Mandatory HIV testing will save lives / David Horowitz -- Mandatory HIV testing violates privacy rights / Robert DeKoven -- The United States should do more to fight the global AIDs crisis / Global AIDS Alliance -- Empowering women in developing nations is necessary to fight AIDS / Jennifer Davis -- Microbicides must be made available to women in developing nations / Stephen Lewis
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
213 p.
Isbn
9780737733341
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006017067
System control number
  • ocm69593976
  • (OCoLC)69593976

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