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Journal articles

Persson A; Newman CE; 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,

Hasan MK; Aggleton P; Persson A, 2019, 'Sexual Practices and Sexual Health Among Three Generations of Men in Bangladesh: Exploring Gender- and Sexuality-Assemblages', Sexuality and Culture, vol. 23, pp. 475 - 493,

Newman C; Hughes S; Persson A; Truong HH M; Holt M, 2019, 'Promoting ‘Equitable Access’ to PrEP in Australia: Taking Account of Stakeholder Perspectives', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 23, pp. 1846 - 1857,

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,

Newman C; 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 HT H; 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,

Hasan MK; Aggleton P; Persson A, 2018, 'The makings of a man: social generational masculinities in Bangladesh', Journal of Gender Studies, vol. 27, pp. 347 - 361,

Newman CE; Persson A; Manolas P; Schmidt HM A; 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 A; 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,

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, pp. 1 - 6,

Newman CE; de Wit J; Persson A; Holt M; Slavin S; Kidd MR; Post JJ; Wright E; Mao L, 2015, 'Understanding Concerns About Treatment-as-Prevention Among People with HIV who are not Using Antiretroviral Therapy', AIDS and Behavior, vol. 19, pp. 821 - 831,

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,

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

Newman C; Persson A; 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, vol. 26, pp. 233 - 239,

Persson A; Newman CE; Hopwood M; Kidd MR; Canavan PG; Kippax SC; Reynolds RH; De Wit JB F, 2014, 'No ordinary mainstream illness: How HIV doctors perceive the virus', Qualitative Health Research, vol. 24, pp. 6 - 17,

Persson A, 2013, 'Notes on the concepts of 'serodiscordance' and 'risk' in couples with mixed HIV status', Global Public Health, vol. 8, pp. 209 - 220,

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

Newman CE; Persson A; Paquette DM; Kidd MR, 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,

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 A; De Wit JB; Reynolds RH; Canavan PG; Kippax SC; Kidd MR, 2013, 'At the coalface and the cutting edge: General practitioners' accounts of the rewards of engaging with HIV medicine', BMC Family Practice, vol. 14,

Persson A, 2012, 'The Undoing and Doing of Sexual Identity among Heterosexual Men with HIV in Australia', Men and Masculinities, vol. 15, pp. 311 - 328,

Persson A; 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 A, 2011, 'HIV-Negativity in Serodiscordant Relationships: The Absence, Enactment, and Liminality of Serostatus Identity', Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness, vol. 30, pp. 569 - 590,

Persson A; Ellard J; Newman C; Holt M; De Wit J, 2011, 'Human rights and universal access for men who have sex with men and people who inject drugs: A qualitative analysis of the 2010 UNGASS narrative country progress reports', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 73, pp. 467 - 474,

Persson A, 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 C; Persson A, 2009, 'Fear, complacency and the spectacle of risk: The making of HIV as a public concern in Australia', Health, vol. 13, pp. 7 - 23,

Persson A, 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 A; 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 A; 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 A; Newman C, 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 A, 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,

Newman C; Persson A; Ellard J, 2006, ''We just don't know': Ambivalence about treatment strategies in the Australian community-based HIV media', Health, vol. 10, pp. 191 - 210,

Persson A, 2005, 'Facing HIV: Body shape change and the (in)visibility of illness', Medical Anthropology: Cross Cultural Studies in Health and Illness, vol. 24, pp. 237 - 264,

Persson AS, 2005, 'Northern Exposure: HIV and Body Shape Change in the Northern Rivers', Talkabout, vol. 1

Persson A, 2004, 'Incorporating Pharmakon: HIV, Medicine, and Body Shape Change', Body & Society, vol. 10, pp. 45 - 67,

Persson A; Race K; Wakeford E, 2003, 'HIV health in context: Negotiating medical technology and lived experience', Health, vol. 7, pp. 397 - 415,

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