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Innovation and Biomedicine

Ethics, Evidence and Expectation in HIV


Part of the Health, Technology and Society book series (HTE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Mike Michael, Marsha Rosengarten
    Pages 1-17
  3. Mike Michael, Marsha Rosengarten
    Pages 45-69
  4. Mike Michael, Marsha Rosengarten
    Pages 70-105
  5. Mike Michael, Marsha Rosengarten
    Pages 106-134
  6. Mike Michael, Marsha Rosengarten
    Pages 135-158
  7. Mike Michael, Marsha Rosengarten
    Pages 159-173
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 174-199

About this book


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.


bioethics ethics HIV HIV infection infection innovation medicine methodology prevention

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of SydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Goldsmiths, University of LondonUK

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.

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