Medical - AIDS


  • 'You're the First One I've Told': New Faces of HIV in the South

    By Kathryn Whetten-Goldstein

    Our Price: $28.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780813531151
    • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
    • Published: August 2002
  • 28: Stories of Aids In Africa

    By Stephanie Nolen

    Our Price: $15.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780802716750
    • Publisher: WALKER AND COMPANY
    • Published: May 2008
    Putting a human face on the ravages of AIDS across Africa, an award-winning journalist offers twenty-eight vivid profiles of African men, women, and children caught up in every aspect of the AIDS crisis and looks at the relationship among the AIDS epidemic, famine, and the violent internecine conflicts across the continent. 50,000 first printing.
  • The AIDS Disaster: The Failure of Organizations in New York and the Nation

    By Charles Perrow

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780300048803
    • Published: October 1990
  • The AIDS Epidemic

    By William A. Rushing

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    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780813320458
    • Publisher: Westview Press
    • Published: April 1995
  • AIDS Orphans Rising: What You Should Know and What You Can Do To Help Them Succeed

    By Sister Mary Lloyd Elizabeth

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781932690477
    • Publisher: Loving Healing Press
    • Published: December 2007
  • AIDS Pathogenesis

    By H. Schuitemaker

    Our Price: $219.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780792361961
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: April 2000
  • AIDS and Accusation: Haiti and the Geography of Blame

    By Paul Farmer

    Our Price: $11.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780520248397
    • Publisher: University of California Press
    • Published: May 2006
    Praise for the first edition:"Farmer's sensitive exploration of the lives and deaths of the people at [the village of] Do Kay give his study a distinctly human face and an emotional edge.... The book is at the same time fiercely personal and coldly objective. The result is both moving and illuminating."-- Science"Farmer renders a richly layered and nuanced ethnographic portrait."-- Harvard Educational Review"This superbly crafted volume is dedicated to explaining and refuting a popular U.S. belief that AIDS came to the United States from Haiti. . . . Farmer has made an outstanding scholarly contribution to the 'anthropology of suffering,' the assessment of illness as perceived and experienced by a patient embedded in an interlocking fabric of culture and history."-- Medical Anthropology Quarterly
  • AIDS and Masculinity in the African City: Privilege, Inequality, and Modern Manhood

    By Robert Wyrod

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780520286696
    • Publisher: University of California Press
    • Published: July 2016
  • AIDS and the Body Politic: Biomedicine and Sexual Difference

    By Cathy Waldby

    Our Price: $43.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780415141307
    • Publisher: Routledge
    • Published: September 1996
    This book demonstates the extent to which establis hed ideas about the virus, the immune system, the HIV test and the epidemiology of the disease rely upon unexamined, conservative assumptions about sexual identity and sexual difference.
  • AIDS at 30: A History

    By Victoria A. Harden

    Our Price: $32.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781597972949
    • Publisher: Potomac Books
    • Published: January 2012
  • AIDS in the Twenty-First Century: Disease and Globalization (Second Editin)

    By Tony Barnett

    Our Price: $59.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781403997685
    • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
    • Published: June 2006
    First published in 2002, AIDS in the Twenty-First Century met with widespread praise from researchers and policy makers. This edition is fully revised to take account of the latest facts and developments in the field. All statistics and evidence have been updated and their meanings reconsidered. Latest developments in vaccines, anti-retroviral treatments and microbicides are discussed along with information about the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
  • AIDS, Gender and Economic Development

    By Cecilia A. Conrad

    Our Price: $145.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780415673273
    • Publisher: Routledge
    • Published: September 2011
    This collection of essays, authored by experts across a wide range of disciplines, provides a gendered analysis of the economic choices and structures that contribute to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and the impact of the epidemic on economic and social outcomes. Topics covered include: gender norms, perceptions of risk, and risk-taking behavior among specific populations of women, including sex workers in Nicaragua, African immigrants in France, and university students and urban migrant workers in Chinamalnutrition and poverty as precursors to HIV infectiongendered institutions and access to treatmentthe invisible cost of caregiving.An introductory essay briefly surveys the social science literature on the gendered nature of the epidemic and identifies key constructs of feminist economic theory that might be productively applied to understanding HIV/AIDS.This book was originally published as a special issue of Feminist Economics.
  • AIDS, HIV and Mental Health

    By Michael B. King

    Our Price: $40.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780521423564
    • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    • Published: September 1993
  • AIDS: Individual, Cultural and Policy Dimensions

    By Peter Aggleton

    Our Price: $47.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781138988422
    • Publisher: Routledge
  • AIDS: Taking a Long-Term View

    By The aids2031 Consortium

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780132172592
    • Publisher: FT Press
    • Published: December 2010
    In this book, the aids2031 Consortium's experts examine the first 30 years of the AIDS response and propose options for the future, focusing on what needs to be done differently now to change the face of AIDS by 2031, which will mark 50 years since AIDS was first reported.They address the full scope of the pandemic: basic science, public health, funding, treatment options, and social and societal impacts. Then, they review the full spectrum of possible responses over the next two decades, carefully assess progress, and discuss both persistent and emerging challenges.Written to be easily understandable by all readers, this book is the single best source of reliable information on where the AIDS pandemic stands today, where it's headed, and what can be done to create better outcomes between now and 2031.The future of AIDS-What has been accomplished and what remains to be doneGenerating new knowledge and using it more effectively-Focusing scientific research and efficiently applying what it yieldsPlanning for more effective prevention-Creating programs that work better and offer greater local ownershipFinancing AIDS programs for the next generation-Overcoming donor fatigue and other challengesThe aids2031 Consortium is a worldwide group of AIDS scientists, public health officials, social scientists, activists, and policy experts who have come together to look at the global AIDS response 30 years after the disease was first reported and recommend the best way forward over the next 20 years in this ongoing global crisis.aids2o31 charts options to achieve the best possible outcomes for the future based on innovative thinking, critical analysis, and public debate. It aims to mobilize the global AIDS response to take a long-term view and consider the future consequences of our actionsùor inactionsùin the AIDS response today.The aids2031 vision is not about what we should do in 2031, but what we can do differently now, to change the face of the pandemic by 2031.