Scientific data as argument: The case of sexual partners reduction in HIV prevention in Brasil

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Dolores Galindo;
  • Publisher: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Journal: Athenea Digital (issn: 1578-8946)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5565/rev/athenea.83
  • Subject: Pr├ícticas discursivas | Ciencia | Construcionismo social | History of scholarship and learning. The humanities | AZ20-999 | Social sciences (General) | H1-99

This article dicusses the use of scientific facts as argument for a 1999 Brazilian debate about the legitimacy of an official aids prevention policy. It seeks to defamiliarized a common aids argumentative practice which uses a classification of a scientific public healt... View more
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