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Author Feldman, Jamie L.

Title Plague doctors : responding to the AIDS epidemic in France and America / Jamie L. Feldman
Published Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1995

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 WATERFT HEALTH  362.1969792 Fel/Pdr  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description viii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Cultural Constructions - Choosing among Stories -- Ch. 3. Surveying the Contextual Ground -- Ch. 4. The Building Blocks of AIDS -- Ch. 5. The Stories of AIDS - Natural History and Staging -- Ch. 6. Treatment -- Ch. 7. Paradoxes and Patients' Stories -- Ch. 8. AIDS Bodies, AIDS Patients -- Ch. 9. Health Care and Medical Practice -- Ch. 10. Good Science, Bad Science -- Ch. 11. Identity and the AIDS Doctor -- Ch. 12. French and American Differences -- Ch. 13. The Meanings of AIDS - Conclusions
Analysis AIDS
France
United States
AIDS
France
United States
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-264) and index
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- France -- Ethnology
AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Ethnology
AIDS (Disease) -- France.
AIDS (Disease) -- United States.
Attitude of health personnel
Cross-cultural studies.
Epidemiology -- France -- Methodology.
Epidemiology -- United States -- Methodology.
Medical anthropology.
Social medicine.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- ethnology.
Attitude of Health Personnel.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Epidemiologic Methods.
France.
United States.
LC no. 94043601
ISBN 0897893859 (alk. paper)