Health, Technology and Society

Innovation and Biomedicine

Ethics, Evidence and Expectation in HIV

Authors: Michael, M., Rosengarten, M.

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With its focus on the offshore randomized control trials of a Pre-Exposure Prophylactic pill (PrEP) for preventing HIV infection, the volume develops a sustained analysis of the complex, virtual and topological dimensions of the expectations, ethics and evidence that surround the innovation of PrEP.

About the authors

Mike Michael is Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has published widely including Science, Social Theory and Public Knowledge (with Alan Irwin), Technoscience and Everyday Life and Accummulation: The Material Politics of Plastic (co-edited with Jennifer Gabrys and Gay Hawkins).

Marsha Rosengarten is Reader and also Director of the Unit of Play in the Sociology Department, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. She is the author of HIV Interventions: Biomedicine and the Traffic between Information and Flesh.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction: Setting a Scene

    Michael, Mike (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

  • A Brief and Partial History of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) in the Context of HIV Prevention and Treatment

    Michael, Mike (et al.)

    Pages 18-44

  • Theory and Event: Approaching the Study of PrEP

    Michael, Mike (et al.)

    Pages 45-69

  • The Gold Standard: The Complex Singularity of PrEP, RCT and Bioethics

    Michael, Mike (et al.)

    Pages 70-105

  • PrEPs, Multiplicity and the Qualification of Knowledge and Ethics

    Michael, Mike (et al.)

    Pages 106-134

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Softcover $110.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Innovation and Biomedicine
Book Subtitle
Ethics, Evidence and Expectation in HIV
Authors
Series Title
Health, Technology and Society
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31667-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137316677
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30267-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33770-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 199
Topics