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Published: 24 January 2008

168 Pages | 20 black & white illustrations


ISBN: 9780192806925

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HIV/AIDS: A Very Short Introduction

Alan Whiteside OBE

Very Short Introductions

  • Takes a truly 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 what can be done — medical, political, and economic solutions which can give us hope that we will one day be able to control the disease.

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