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Encyclopedia of AIDS : a social, political, cultural, and scientific record of the HIV epidemic

Author: Raymond A Smith
Publisher: Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers all major aspects of the first 15 years of the AIDS epidemic, including the breakthroughs in treatment announced at the International AIDS Conference in July 1996.

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Reference works
Enciclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond A Smith
ISBN: 9781579580070 1579580076 0585089019 9780585089010
OCLC Number: 39737301
Description: xli, 601 pages : illustrations, portraits
Contents: AIDS epidemic: an overview --
Basic science and epidemiology : Challenging the mainstream consensus: AIDS dissidents / Ian Young --
Transmission and prevention : The intersection of host and virus: risk factors for HIV infection / Tim Horn and Andres Sciolla --
Pathology and treatment : Fighting for our lives: AIDS treatment activism / Jeff Getty --
Impacted populations : Life in the maelstrom: living and working amid the AIDS epidemic / Michael Shernoff --
Government and activism : The high price of homophobia: HIV prevention education / Joyce Hunter --
Policy and law : Double discriminiation: women with HIV/AIDS / Mabel Bianco --
Culture and society : The plague of our time: societal responses to AIDS / Mervyn Silverman --
The global epidemic : Parallel epidemics: AIDS in the developed and developing worlds / Ann Marie Kimball.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond A. Smith ; forewords by James W. Curran, Peter Piot ; photo editor, Jane Rosett.
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'This volume is unique because of its multidisciplinary approach to HIV/AIDS. Well organized, well researched, and well written, it is also without competition.' Reference Books Bulletin 'Libraries Read more...

 
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