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Shattered dreams? : an oral history of the South African AIDS epidemic

Author: Gerald M Oppenheimer; Ronald Bayer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Shattered Dreams? is an oral history of how physicians and nurses in South Africa struggled to ride the tiger of the world's most catastrophic AIDS epidemic. Based on interviews - not only from the great urban cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban but also from provincial centers and rural villages - this book captures the experiences of health care workers as they confronted indifference from colleagues,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interview
Personal Narratives
History
Biographical Information
Historical Works
Interviews
Maps
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oppenheimer, Gerald M.
Shattered dreams?
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)989683718
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald M Oppenheimer; Ronald Bayer
ISBN: 9780195307306 0195307305
OCLC Number: 72774239
Description: 266 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: AIDS and the Legacies of Apartheid; 1. The Forgotten Epidemic; 2. Facing AIDS: Denial, Indifference, and Fear; 3. The Burdens of AIDS: Treatment and Its Discontents; 4. Limited Access; 5. Defiance: Creating Islands of Treatment; 6. New Beginnings?
Responsibility: Gerald M. Oppenheimer, Ronald Bayer.
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Shattered Dreams? is an oral history of how physicians and nurses in South Africa struggled to contend with the world's most catastrophic AIDS epidemic. Based on more than 250 hours of extended  Read more...

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