AIDS: The Making of a Chronic Disease
by Elizabeth Fee, Daniel M. Fox
Publisher: University of California Press 1991
Number of pages: 417
The authors present essays that describe how AIDS has come to be regarded as a chronic disease. Contributors to this work use historical methods to analyze politics and public policy, human rights issues, and the changing populations with HIV infection. A powerful photo essay reveals the strengths of women from various backgrounds and lifestyles who are coping with HIV.
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