Encyclopedia of AIDS: A Social, Political, Cultural, and Scientific Record of the HIV Epidemic
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The Encyclopedia of AIDS covers all major aspects of the first 15 years of the AIDS epidemic, including the breakthroughs in treatment announced at the International AIDS Conference in July 1996. The encyclopedia provides extensive coverage of major topics in eight areas: basic science and epidemiology; transmission and prevention; pathology and treatment; impacted populations; policy and law; politics and activism; culture and society; and the global epidemic. With more than 300 entries written by 175 specialists and illustrated with more than 100 photographs and charts, the Encyclopedia of AIDS is an essential reference work for students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, professionals in a wide variety of medical, service, and care fields, academics, researchers, journalists, and general readers.
August 01, 1998
8.99 X 11.35 X 1.87 inches | 5.12 pounds
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About the Author
Raymond A. Smith, PhD, is adjunct assistant professor of political science at Columbia University and New York University, and an investigator in the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health at the Columbia University Medical Center. His published work includes Greenwood's The Politics of Sexuality: A Documentary and Reference Guide and Praeger's Drugs into Bodies: Global AIDS Treatment Activism.