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Author Whiteside, Alan.

Title HIV/AIDS : a very short introduction / Alan Whiteside
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2008]


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 MELB  614.599392 Whi/Hav  AVAILABLE
Description 147 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Series Very short introductions ; 174
Very short introductions ; 174
Contents The emergence and state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic -- How HIV/AIDS works and scientific responses -- The factors that shape different epidemics -- Illness, deaths, and populations -- The impact of AIDS on production and people -- AIDS and politics -- Responding to HIV/AIDS -- The next 25 years
Summary Providing an introduction to HIV/AIDS, this book explains the science, the international and local politics, the demographics and the devastating consequences of the disease. This book is aimed at general readers interested in the science, the epidemiology and the social effects of the disease which has killed 20 million
Analysis AIDS
Overseas item
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-141) and index
Notes Available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to ECHO (Ebrary)
Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease)
HIV infections.
HIV Infections.
Author ebrary, Inc.
LC no. 2007047162
ISBN 9780192806925