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Learning from HIV and AIDS (Biosocial Society Symposium Series)

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Description for Learning from HIV and AIDS (Biosocial Society Symposium Series) Paperback. Holistic overview of what we have learnt about HIV/AIDS, and identifies why so many HIV prevention schemes have failed. Editor(s): Ellison, George; Parker, Melissa; Campbell, Catherine. Series Editor(s): Panter-Brick, Catherine. Series: Biosocial Society Symposium Series. Num Pages: 318 pages, 4 b/w illus. 2 tables. BIC Classification: JHMC; JHMP; MBNH; MBNS; MJCJ2; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 228 x 14. Weight in Grams: 524. Library markings to spine, with usual markings inside. However, remains in a good to very good condition.
Different professional and academic disciplines have addressed the HIV/AIDS pandemic from a variety of perspectives, using different analytical approaches. By bringing these together in one volume, Learning from HIV/AIDS provides a more complete picture of this multi-faceted disease - from the biological and social factors which facilitate HIV transmission - to the powerful cultural and political forces which fuel the pandemic. Chapters from contributors working on the aetiology, treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS identify how their work has helped predict the spread of HIV and has improved the survival of those infected. Yet interventions to reduce the spread of HIV ... Read more

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GEORGE ELLISON is Professor of Public Health and Director of the Institute of Primary Care and Public Health at South Bank University, London. MELISSA PARKER is a lecturer in Social Anthropology and Director of the International Medical Anthropology Programme at Brunel University in London. CATHERINE CAMPBELL is Reader in Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. ... Read more

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"...a solid and instructive collection of studies from multiple disciplines, ranging from microbiolgoy and genetics to clinical practice to anthropology and political science. This book would make an excellent reader for a survey course on HIV/AIDS or for any group of researchers contemplating putting together an interdisciplinary team to tackle the problem." American Journal of Human Biology

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