Encyclopedia of AIDS: A Social, Political, Cultural and Scientific Record of the HIV Epidemic

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Raymond A. Smith
Taylor & Francis, Aug 27, 1998 - Reference - 600 pages
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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.

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RAYMOND A. SMITH teaches at Columbia University and New York University and is a research scientist and Director of Communications at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies in New York City. He is coauthor of "Drugs into Bodies: Global AIDS Treatment Activism" (Praeger, 2006) and has edited major reference sets on American political participation and on AIDS.

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