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Ashamed to Die: Silence, Denial, and the AIDS Epidemic in the South
Ashamed to Die: Silence, Denial, and the AIDS Epidemic in the South
by Andrew J. Skerritt
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By focusing on a small town in South Carolina, this study of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the South reveals the hard truths of an ongoing and complex issue. Skerritt contends that the United States has failed to adequately address the threat of HIV and AIDS in... (read more)

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HIV/AIDS Communication in South Africa: Are You Human?
HIV/AIDS Communication in South Africa: Are You Human?
by Colin Chasi
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The HIV/AIDS crisis has not led to new theory concerning the humanity of Africans even though sub-Saharan Africa has been the most affected region in the world. This book will challenge extant practices of communicating about HIV/AIDS. Where HIV/AIDS... (read more)

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Mongers in Heaven: Sexual Tourism and HIV Risk in Costa Rica and in the United States
Mongers in Heaven: Sexual Tourism and HIV Risk in Costa Rica and in the United States
by Jacobo Schifter-sikora
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Schifter-Sikora (philosophy, U. de Costa Rica) examines the nature of sex work in the Central American country, where prostitution is legal, particularly practices that spread or inhibit the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. He... (read more)

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AIDS Between Science and Politics
AIDS Between Science and Politics
by Peter Piot
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"AIDS is still on the rise in many populations — including some with access to antiretroviral cocktails. To do away with AIDS, a strategic mix of political, economic, medical, cultural, and international and local anti-AIDS policies and projects is... (read more)

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Names, Not Just Numbers: Facing Global AIDS and World Hunger (Speaker's Corner)
Names, Not Just Numbers: Facing Global AIDS and World Hunger (Speaker's Corner)
by Donald E Messer
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Exposing a tragic and ongoing crisis of humanity, this moving book presents the faces and stories of people struggling to conquer hunger and disease. Urging all of us to stop turning a blind eye, Names, Not Just Numbers reveals the stark statistical and... (read more)

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Living Hell: The Truth about AIDS and HIV
Living Hell: The Truth about AIDS and HIV
by Josefina Guardia
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Living Hell presents the uplifting and inspirational stories of some of the AIDS patients with whom author Josefina Guardia worked as a nursing assistant. She opens the door to the reality of AIDS and its victims, as well as that of the families who don... (read more)

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Innovation and Biomedicine: Ethics, Evidence and Expectation in HIV
Innovation and Biomedicine: Ethics, Evidence and Expectation in HIV
by Mike Michael
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Drawing on such process thinkers as Whitehead, Deleuze and Stengers, Innovation and Biomedicine develops a powerful framework for the analysis of Biomedical Innovation. With its sustained focus on the Pre-Exposure Prophylactic pill (PrEP) for the... (read more)

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Virus: The Co-Discoverer of HIV Tracks Its Rampage and Charts the Future
Virus: The Co-Discoverer of HIV Tracks Its Rampage and Charts the Future
by Luc Montagnier
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In this autobiographical tale of that search, Luc Montagnier, relates the Institut Pasteur's role in investigating the AIDS virus and his group's success in identifying it before the National Health team. Filled with insights into controversies that... (read more)

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Shots in the Dark: The Wayward Search for an AIDS Vaccine
Shots in the Dark: The Wayward Search for an AIDS Vaccine
by Jon Cohen
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When scientists proved in 1984 that HIV causes AIDS, a vaccine race spun into action. But the sprint to develop an AIDS vaccine now more closely resembles a crawl. Jon Cohen elucidates the forces that have hindered the search: unforeseen scientific... (read more)

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AIDS Care at Home: A Guide for Caregivers, Loved Ones, and People with AIDS
AIDS Care at Home: A Guide for Caregivers, Loved Ones, and People with AIDS
by Judith Greif
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An indispensable guide to every aspect of at-home care This thoroughly practical guide details the daily routines and unique concerns that are essential to quality at-home care of people with AIDS. From setting up a safe and comfortable environment to... (read more)

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Aids - Meeting the Challenge
Aids - Meeting the Challenge
by Sonja Weinreich
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Aimed at churches and Christian service organizations, this English edition of a volume originally published in German in 2003 presents current information on the worldwide crisis of HIV/AIDS. It also suggests ways that readers may continue to update... (read more)

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100 Questions and Answers about HIV and AIDS (100 Questions & Answers about . . .)
100 Questions and Answers about HIV and AIDS (100 Questions & Answers about . . .)
by Joel E Gallant
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Empower Yourself 100 Questions & Answers About AIDS And HIV Provides Answers To The Most Common Questions Asked By AIDS/HIV Patients And Their Families. Written By A John Hopkins Physician Specializing In HIV, This Must-Have Resource Is For All AIDS/HIV... (read more)

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Sexually Transmitted Disease [2 Volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues
Sexually Transmitted Disease [2 Volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues
by Jill Grimes, M.d. (edt)
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Sexually transmittable diseases are a sensitive and embarrassing subject. Many sexually transmitted diseases are silent, providing no symptoms until they cause serious medical problems. But with one in four Americans over the age of fourteen being... (read more)

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How to Have Theory in an Epidemic: Cultural Chronicles of AIDS
How to Have Theory in an Epidemic: Cultural Chronicles of AIDS
by Paula A Treichler
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A collection of essays on the AIDS epidemic, by a leading feminist cultural theorist of... (read more)

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Love in the Time of AIDS: Inequality, Gender, and Rights in South Africa
Love in the Time of AIDS: Inequality, Gender, and Rights in South Africa
by Mark Hunter
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In the years since the end of apartheid, South Africans have enjoyed a progressive constitution, considerable access to social services for the poor and sick, and a booming economy that has made their nation into one of the wealthiest on the continent... (read more)

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Analysis of Experience: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Control, and Treatment Programming
Analysis of Experience: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Control, and Treatment Programming
by Muhiuddin Haider
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Haider and Subramanian examine the role that public-private partnerships (PPP's) have played and can play in addressing the global challenge of combating the spread of HIV/AIDS through prevention and treatment programs. Coverage includes an overview... (read more)

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My Dream to Trample AIDS: What Everyone at Any Age Should Know about HIV/AIDS
My Dream to Trample AIDS: What Everyone at Any Age Should Know about HIV/AIDS
by Don Carrel
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Don Carrel has been living with AIDS since 1995. He suspects he was infected with HIV in 1981. Thirty years later, less than 2 percent of people with HIV have lived long enough to share their stories. In 1995, while lying in a hospital bed with... (read more)

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Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It
Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It
by Craig Timberg
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"Remarkable... reads like a detective novel."—The New Yorker In this groundbreaking work that reads like a detective novel, longtime Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg and award-winning AIDS researcher Daniel Halperin tell the surprising story... (read more)

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The Invisible People: How the U.S. Has Slept Through the Global AIDS Pandemic, the Greatest Humanitarian Catastrophe of Our Time
The Invisible People: How the U.S. Has Slept Through the Global AIDS Pandemic, the Greatest Humanitarian Catastrophe of Our Time
by Greg Behrman
About the Author
Greg Behrman is the Henry Kissinger Fellow for Foreign Policy at The Aspen Institute. He is the author of The Invisible People: How the U.S. Has Slept Trough the Global AIDS Pandemic, The Greatest Humanitarian Catastrophe of Our Time (Free Press; June... (read more)

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AIDS: Activism & Alliances
AIDS: Activism & Alliances
by Peter Aggleton
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From the start of the AIDS epidemic there have been calls for greater solidarity between affected groups and communities, and public health services. This can be seen both in the move towards healthy alliances in health service work, and in the demands... (read more)

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