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Lust, Trust and Latex: Why young heterosexual men don't use condoms

Flood, Michael

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My research involves a critical analysis of the sexual cultures of young heterosexual Australian men. This research is driven by the need to understand and prevent the heterosexual sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS. I focus on young heterosexual men’s understandings and experiences of condom use and non-use, given that condoms are a key means of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV. ¶ I conducted in-depth interviews with seventeen men, using these to explore sexual practices and the meanings...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorFlood, Michael
dc.date.accessioned2008-05-26
dc.date.accessioned2011-01-04T02:38:16Z
dc.date.available2008-05-26
dc.date.available2011-01-04T02:38:16Z
dc.identifier.otherb20725310
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/46987
dc.description.abstractMy research involves a critical analysis of the sexual cultures of young heterosexual Australian men. This research is driven by the need to understand and prevent the heterosexual sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS. I focus on young heterosexual men’s understandings and experiences of condom use and non-use, given that condoms are a key means of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV. ¶ I conducted in-depth interviews with seventeen men, using these to explore sexual practices and the meanings and sociosexual relations through which these are organised. This ‘close-focus’ qualitative approach is oriented to assessing the interplay between men’s personal experience and the social relations of sexuality and gender. I draw on empirical feminist investigations of women’s relation to HIV/AIDS, the critical scholarship on men and masculinities and masculine sexualities, and sociological scholarship on sexualities. ¶ ...
dc.language.isoen
dc.rights.uriThe Australian National University
dc.subjectMen
dc.subjectHeterosexuality
dc.subjectMasculinity
dc.subjectSexuality
dc.subjectHIV/AIDS
dc.subjectGender
dc.subjectsexual practices
dc.titleLust, Trust and Latex: Why young heterosexual men don't use condoms
dc.typeThesis (PhD)
dcterms.valid2000
local.description.refereedyes
local.type.degreeDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
dc.date.issued2000
local.contributor.affiliationThe Australian National University
local.contributor.affiliationCentre for Women’s Studies
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5d7a2a360e3f9
local.mintdoimint
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