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Book Chapters

Newman CE; Persson A; Ellard J, 2017, 'Pills, Providers and Partners: Exploring Trust Among Serodiscordant Couples in Australia', in Persson AS; Hughes S (ed.), Cross-cultural perspectives on couples with mixed HIV status: Beyond positive/negative, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, pp. 265 - 276,

Persson AS; Hughes SD, 2016, 'Making “difference”: New perspectives on HIV serodiscordance.', in Persson AS; Hughes SD (ed.), Cross-cultural perspectives on couples with mixed HIV status: Beyond positive/negative., edn. 1, Springer, Switzerland, pp. 1 - 12,

Persson AS; Newman CE; Miller A, 2016, ''There's more to you than just this virus': Young people growing up with perinatally acquired HIV in Australia', in Liamputtong P (ed.), Children and Young People Living with HIV/AIDS : a cross-cultural perspective, edn. Cross-Cultural Research in Health, Illness and Well-Being, Springer International Publishing, pp. 107 - 124,

Journal articles

Mitchell E; Kelly-Hanku A; Mek A; Nake Trumb R; Persson A; Worth H; Bell SA, 2019, 'Caring Masculinities in the Context of HIV Serodiscordant Relationships in Papua New Guinea', Men and Masculinities,

Persson A; Newman C; valentine K; Hamilton M; Bryant J; Wallace J, 2019, 'The embodied relationality of blood-borne viruses: How families matter in the context of a stigmatised viral infection', Social Science and Medicine,

Newman C; Persson A; Kumar S; Lea T; Aggleton P, 2019, 'Experiences of Family Belonging among Two Generations of Sexually Diverse Australians', Family Relations,

Persson A; Newman C; Rasmussen ML; Marshall D; Cover R; Aggleton P, 2019, 'Queerying Notions of “Difference” Among Two Generations of Australians Who Do Not Identify Heteronormatively', Sexuality and Culture,

Persson A; Kelly-Hanku A; Bell S; Mek A; Worth H; Nake Trumb R, 2019, '“Vibrant Entanglements”: HIV Biomedicine and Serodiscordant Couples in Papua New Guinea', Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness, vol. 38, pp. 267 - 281,

Hamilton M; Botfield J; Persson A; Newman C; Bryant J; valentine K; Wallace J, 2018, 'Hidden Carers? a Scoping Review of the Needs Of Carers of People with HIV in the Contemporary Treatment Era', International Journal of Care and Caring, vol. 2, pp. 529 - 549,

Hasan MK; Aggleton P; Persson A, 2018, 'Sexual Practices and Sexual Health Among Three Generations of Men in Bangladesh: Exploring Gender- and Sexuality-Assemblages', Sexuality and Culture,

Newman C; Hughes S; Persson A; Truong H-H; Holt M, 2018, 'Promoting ‘equitable access’ to PrEP in Australia: accounting for stakeholder perspectives', AIDS and Behavior,

Newman CE; Persson A; Ellard J, 2018, 'When HIV figures in family life: exploring the relational reach of serodiscordance', Sexuality and Culture, vol. 22, pp. 1527 - 1541,

Mao L; Buchanan A; Wong HTH; Persson A, 2018, 'Beyond mere pill taking: SMS reminders for HIV treatment adherence delivered to mobile phones of clients in a community support network in Australia', Health and Social Care in the Community, vol. 26, pp. 486 - 494,

Newman CE; Persson A; Manolas P; Schmidt HMA; Ooi C; Rutherford A; de Wit J, 2018, '“So Much Is at Stake”: Professional Views on Engaging Heterosexually Identified Men who Have Sex with Men with Sexual Health Care in Australia', Sexuality Research and Social Policy, vol. 15, pp. 302 - 311,

Persson AS; Newman CE; Manolas P; Holt M; Callander D; Gordon T; de Wit J, 2017, 'Challenging perceptions of “straight”: Heterosexual men who have sex with men and the cultural politics of sexual identity categories', Men and Masculinities,

Persson A; Newman CE; Hamilton M; Bryant J; Wallace J; valentine K, 2017, 'Families Living with Blood-Borne Viruses: The Case for Extending the Concept of “Serodiscordance”', Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases, vol. 2017,

Hasan MK; Aggleton P; Persson A, 2017, 'The makings of a man: social generational masculinities in Bangladesh', Journal of Gender Studies, vol. 27, pp. 347 - 361,

Persson A; Newman CE; Ellard J, 2017, 'Breaking Binaries? Biomedicine and Serostatus Borderlands among Couples with Mixed HIV Status', Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness, vol. 36, pp. 699 - 713,

Persson A; Newman CE; Miller A, 2017, 'Caring for ‘underground’ kids: qualitative interviews with clinicians about key issues for young people growing up with perinatally acquired HIV in Australia', International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 15,

Persson A, 2016, ''The world has changed': Pharmaceutical citizenship and the reimagining of serodiscordant sexuality among couples with mixed HIV status in Australia', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 38, pp. 380 - 395,

Persson A; Newman CE; Mao L; de Wit J, 2016, 'On the Margins of Pharmaceutical Citizenship: Not Taking HIV Medication in the “Treatment Revolution” Era', Medical Anthropology Quarterly, vol. 30, pp. 359 - 377,

Newman CE; Persson A; Bains A; De Wit J, 2016, 'Whose voices inform online representations of HIV treatment as prevention?', AIDS, vol. 30, pp. 808 - 810,

Persson A; Ellard J; Newman CE, 2016, 'Bridging the HIV Divide: Stigma, Stories and Serodiscordant Sexuality in the Biomedical Age', Sexuality and Culture, vol. 20, pp. 197 - 213,

Newman CE; Persson A; Miller A; Brown RJ, 2015, ''Just take your medicine and everything will be fine': Responsibilisation narratives in accounts of transitioning young people with HIV into adult care services in Australia', AIDS Care, vol. 28, pp. 1 - 6,

Newman CE; Mao L; Persson A; Holt M; Slavin S; Kidd MR; Post JJ; Wright E; De Wit J, 2015, ''Not Until I'm Absolutely Half-Dead and Have To:' Accounting for Non-Use of Antiretroviral Therapy in Semi-Structured Interviews with People Living with HIV in Australia', AIDS Patient Care and STDs, vol. 29, pp. 267 - 278,

Hasan MK; Aggleton P; Persson A, 2015, 'Rethinking Gender, Men and Masculinity: Representations of men in the South Asian Reproductive and Sexual Health Literatures', International Journal of Men's Health, vol. 14, pp. 146 - 162,

Newman C; de Wit J; Persson AS; Holt M; Slavin S; Kidd M; Post J; Wright E; Mao L, 2015, 'Understanding concerns about HIV treatment-as-prevention among people with HIV who are not using antiretroviral therapy', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 19, pp. 821 - 831,

Persson AS; Brown G; McDonald A; Korner H, 2014, 'Transmission and prevention of HIV among heterosexual populations in Australia', AIDS Education and Prevention: an interdisciplinary journal, vol. 26, pp. 245 - 255,

Newman ; Persson AS; Miller A; Cama E, 2014, 'Bridging worlds, breaking rules: Clinician perspectives on transitioning young people with perinatally acquired HIV into adult care in a low prevalence setting', AIDS Patient Care and Stds, vol. 28, pp. 381 - 393,

Persson A, 2014, 'Significant ambivalence: perspectives of Australian HIV service providers on universal treatment-as-prevention (TasP) for serodiscordant couples', Critical Public Health, vol. 17 February, pp. 1 - 12,

Persson A, 2014, '"i don't blame that guy that gave it to me": Contested discourses of victimisation and culpability in the narratives of heterosexual women infected with HIV', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 26, pp. 233 - 239,

Persson AS, 2013, 'Non/infectious corporealities: tensions in the biomedical era of 'HIV normalisation'', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 35, pp. 1065 - 1079,

Hopwood MN, 2013, 'No ordinary mainstream illness: How HIV doctors perceive the virus', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 24, pp. 6 - 17,

Hopwood MN; Newman C; Persson A; Watts I; de Wit J; Reynolds R; Canavan P; Kippax S; Kidd M, 2013, 'Expert perspectives on the contribution of HIV general practice nursing to the 'extraordinary story' of HIV medicine in Australia', Primary Health Care Research and Development, vol. 15, pp. 180 - 189,

Newman CE; Persson AS; de Wit J; Reynolds R; Canavan P; Kippax S; Kidd M, 2013, 'At the coalface and the cutting edge: General practitioners' accounts of the rewards of engaging with HIV medicine', BMC Family Practice, vol. 14, pp. 1 - 14,

Newman CE; Persson AS; Paquette D; Kidd M, 2013, 'The new cultural politics of the waiting room: Straight men, gay-friendly clinics and 'inclusive' HIV care', Sexuality Research and Social Policy, vol. 10, pp. 87 - 96,

Persson AS, 2012, 'The undoing and doing of sexual identity among HIV-positive heterosexual men in Australia', Men and Masculinities, vol. 15, pp. 311 - 328,

Persson AS, 2012, 'Notes on the concepts of serodiscordance and risk in couples with mixed HIV status', Global Public Health, vol. 8, pp. 209 - 220,

Persson AS; Newman C, 2012, 'When HIV-positive children grow up: A critical analysis of the transition literature in developed countries', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 22, pp. 656 - 667,

Persson AS, 2011, 'HIV-negativity in serodiscordant relationships: The absence, enactment, and liminality of serostatus identity', Medical Anthropology, vol. 30, pp. 569 - 590,

Persson AS; Ellard JM; Newman CE; Holt M; de Wit J, 2011, 'Human rights and universal access for men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs: a critical reflection on 2010 UNGASS narrative country progress reports', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 73, pp. 467 - 474,

Persson AS, 2010, 'Reflections on the Swiss Consensus Statement in the context of qualitative interviews with heterosexuals living with HIV', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio - Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 22, pp. 1487 - 1492,

Persson A, 2010, 'Embodied worlds: A semiotic phenomenology of Satyananda Yoga', Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, vol. 16, pp. 797 - 815,

Newman CE; Persson AS, 2009, 'Fear, complacency and the spectacle of risk: The making of HIV as a public concern in Australia', Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Study of Health Illness and Medicine, vol. 13, pp. 7 - 23,

Persson AS, 2008, 'Sero-silence and sero-sharing: Managing HIV in serodiscordant heterosexual relationships', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio - Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 20, pp. 503 - 506,

Persson AS; Richards W, 2008, 'Vulnerability, gender and `proxy negativity`: Women in relationships with HIV-positive men in Australia', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 67, pp. 799 - 807,

Persson AS; Richards W, 2008, 'From closet to heterotopia: A conceptual exploration of disclosure and `passing` among heterosexuals living with HIV', Culture, Health and Sexuality, vol. 10, pp. 73 - 86,

Persson AS; Newman CE, 2008, 'Making monsters: Heterosexuality, crime and race in recent Western media coverage of HIV', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 30, pp. 632 - 646,

Persson AS, 2007, 'Intimate immensity: Phenomenology of place and space in an Australian yoga community', American Ethnologist, vol. 34, pp. 44 - 56,

Persson A; Newman C, 2006, 'Potency and vulnerability: Troubled 'selves' in the context of antiretroviral therapy', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 63, pp. 1586 - 1596,

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