Aids in the Twenty-First Century / Edition 2

Aids in the Twenty-First Century / Edition 2

by T. Barnett, A. Whiteside, Alan Whiteside
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403900051

ISBN-13: 9781403900050

Pub. Date: 06/06/2002

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Essential reading for social and medical scientists and all those interested in infectious diseases and public health, AIDS and the Twenty-First Century examines the social and economic origins and impacts of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. HIV/AIDS is not only a medical problem. It is an indication of the scale of the global crisis in public health. Accessibly written, this

Overview

Essential reading for social and medical scientists and all those interested in infectious diseases and public health, AIDS and the Twenty-First Century examines the social and economic origins and impacts of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. HIV/AIDS is not only a medical problem. It is an indication of the scale of the global crisis in public health. Accessibly written, this book is necessary reading for policymakers, students and all those who are concerned about the relationship between poverty, inequality and infectious diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403900050
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
06/06/2002
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2002
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Disease, Change, Consciousness and Denial The Disease and its Epidemiology Susceptibility: Epidemic Roots Susceptibility: Cases Why Africa? Vulnerability and Impact Introduction to Impact Impact: Individuals, Households and Communities Dependants: Orphans and the Elderly Subsistence Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods HIV/AIDS and 'For Profit' Enterprise Aids, Development and Economic Growth Government and Governance Responses

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