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The wisdom of whores : bureaucrats, brothels, and the business of AIDS

Author: Elizabeth Pisani
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A World Bank and WHO advisor and epidemiologist presents an assessment of the factors influencing international AIDS prevention, in a report that makes recommendations about how to more appropriately allocate tax funds and draws on interviews with a widerange of contributors, from Indonesian transsexuals to Chinese prostitutes.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Pisani
ISBN: 9780393066623 0393066622
OCLC Number: 181139443
Description: xvii, 372 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface: The accidental epidemiologist --
Cooking up an epidemic --
Landscapes of desire --
The honesty box --
The naked truth --
Sacred cows --
Articled of faith --
HIV shoots up --
Ants in the sugar-bowl --
Full circle.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Pisani.
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A World Bank and WHO advisor and epidemiologist presents an assessment of the factors influencing international AIDS prevention, in a report that makes recommendations about how to more appropriately allocate tax funds and draws on interviews with a widerange of contributors, from Indonesian transsexuals to Chinese prostitutes.

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by steve.ely (WorldCat user on 2008-08-20)

Reviewed in "Sex and sensibility." Economist 387, no. 8578 (May 03, 2008): 91-92. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed August 20, 2008).

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