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Published: 01 February 2017

168 Pages | 12 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198727491

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HIV & AIDS: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Alan Whiteside

Very Short Introductions

  • Takes a cross-disciplinary look at the most serious human epidemic in centuries: from our scientific and medical understanding, to the social and political consequences
  • Provides a global perspective covering developing and developed countries
  • Examines social issues such as safe sex, drug use, and how different societies view HIV/AIDS
  • Discusses the medical, political, and economic solutions already in place in attempt to control the disease
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over millions of copies sold worldwide

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