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Challenges, Choices and Context: Health Behaviors in Eastern Europe and Eurasia

March 23-24, 2007
The University of Texas at Austin

Papers posted on this page are conference drafts. Please do not cite without permission of the author.

Adriana Baban & Irina Todorova:
Baban: UCLA, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Todorova: Health Psychology Research Center, Bulgaria
"Reframing women's choice and responsibility for disease prevention: reflections on the embodied experiences of cervical screening in Romania and Bulgaria"
Download an abstract of Adriana Baban and Irina Todorova's paper (PDF, 109K)
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Margaret Paxson:
Kennan Institute, Washington, DC
"Kuda Obratit'sia: Turning Towards Healing Powers in Rural Russia"
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Jill Owczarzak:
University of Kentucky
"Defining HIV vulnerability, determining responsibility, and designing prevention: Lessons from the Polish case"
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Elena Zdravomyslova & Anna Temkina:
EUSPB, St.Petersburg
"'Trust Problem' in the Research on Transformation of the Reproductive Healthcare in Russia"
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Khatuna Doliashvili:
University of Texas/ Tbilisi, Georgia
"Exploring HIV risk perception among women in Georgia: context of knowledge, behavior and misconception"
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Kevin Irwin:
Yale University
"Imprisonment and the Structural Production of HIV Risk for Injection Drug Users in the Russian Federation"
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Erin Koch:
Middlebury College
"Tuberculosis as Survival? Shifting Meanings and Strategies for Wellness in post-Soviet Georgia"
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Jennifer Barrett:
University of Texas, Austin
"As Many as Allah Gives: Religion, Health, and Family Planning Decisions in Uzbekistan"
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Sarah Phillips:
University of Indiana
"'Survivor' in Ukraine: Living Disability in a Post-Soviet State"
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Ted Gerber:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
"Russian Doctors and HIV/AIDS: Results of a Survey"
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Mark Sorensen:
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
“Biocultural Approaches to the Study of Health in the Post-Socialist Russia: Economic Status, Stress and Perceived Health in Yakutia”
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Julie Brown:
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
“Socio-economic Status and Health Disparities in St. Petersburg, Russia”
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Sergei Zakharov:
Higher School of Economics, Moscow
“Generation and Gender Programme (GGP/GGS): An Opportunity for Better Understanding of Contemporary Russian Family”
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