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Author Bastos, Cristiana.

Title Global responses to AIDS : science in emergency / Cristiana Bastos
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1999


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Description 225 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. AIDS and Science -- 2. Politics and the Construction of Knowledge: AIDS Activism as a New Social Movement -- 3. Sponsoring Global Action: The Role of WHO -- 4. Local Action: Responding to AIDS in Brazil -- 5. Central Problems in a Peripheral Landscape: Negotiating Knowledge and Treating AIDS in Brazilian Medical Settings -- 6. War Metaphors in Germ Theory and Immunology: In Search of a New Paradigm -- 7. Conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.
AIDS (Disease) -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro.
LC no. 99032161
ISBN 0253335906 cloth alkaline paper
0253213355 pa. alkaline paper