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TitleFemale students" experience of power dynamics as reflected in the negotiation of condom use.
Author Joanna Louise.
Subject Construction of gender
Subject Heterosexual discourses Social Constructionism
Subject Power
Subject Barriers to condom use
Subject HIV/AIDS
Subject Risk factors.
TypeThesis and dissertation
Abstract In this study, the two most dominant sexual discourses were the male sexual drive discourse and the have/hold discourse. These discourses, together with traditional gender constructions, made condom negotiation difficult for women. Nevertheless, the discourses and constructions were also resisted and challenged. This study was limited by its focus on heterosexual women and the negotiation of condom use. Future studies which explore alternate forms of safe sex, sexual orientation and allow men&rsquo
Abstracts experiences to emerge would provide greater insight.