the Skeptic's Guide to the Global Aids Crisis (Revised Edition): Tough Questions, Direct Answers

Overview

AIDS is the biggest public health problem the world has ever faced. Yet with all the available information, many of us know little about it. There are thousands of books, websites, and professional documents about AIDS, but it takes time to search them to find the simple facts and information that dispel the myths about this pandemic. Motivated by the obvious need for a manageable tool, Dale Hanson Bourke has compiled the essential information in a simple and straightforward way, explaining medical and political ...
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Overview

AIDS is the biggest public health problem the world has ever faced. Yet with all the available information, many of us know little about it. There are thousands of books, websites, and professional documents about AIDS, but it takes time to search them to find the simple facts and information that dispel the myths about this pandemic. Motivated by the obvious need for a manageable tool, Dale Hanson Bourke has compiled the essential information in a simple and straightforward way, explaining medical and political issues in everyday language. Answering the questions the "average" person asks about this topic, the book is a valuable tool for personal information or group study.

• new government guidelines on testing for AIDS make this topic "real" for everyone

• charts, photos, and graphs in full color make information visually accessible

• simple question and answer format doesn't overwhelm reader with facts

• a "Dummy's" guide to AIDS contains valuable, up-to-date information

• over 40,000 of first edition sold

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934068083
  • Publisher: Authentic Media
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Series: The Skeptic's Guide Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 104
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Dale Hanson Bourke is a well-known and well-respected author of seven books, author of dozens of magazine articles, and has been a syndicated columnist (Universal Press Syndicate) with articles appearing in dozens of daily newspapers and websites. She has served on the boards of World Vision US, World Vision International, the National Center for Leadership, and International Justice Mission. Currently, she serves on the boards of Opportunity International and ECFA. She consults to a number of nonprofit organizations in their marketing and communications programs. She previously served as senior vice president of World Relief, publisher of Religion News Service, and president of Publishing Directions, Inc.
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Table of Contents


Quiz
Questions     5
Answers     6
Acknowledgments     7
Acronyms     9
Introduction     11
The Basics     15
Health Issues     29
Economic Impact     53
Culture and Practice     69
Laws and Politics     83
What Can Be Done?     95
Selected Bibliography     101
Recommended Websites     103
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