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The AIDS crisis : a documentary history
The AIDS crisis : a documentary history
Feldman, Douglas A.
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xxxix, 266 pages ; 25 cm.
History of HIV/AIDS -- Origin of HIV/AIDS -- An epidemic emerges -- The shaping of public opinion -- The impact of the epidemic -- The situation in the United States -- The global crisis -- The epidemic takes its toll -- HIV/AIDS within communities and populations -- Teenagers -- Women -- Children -- Injecting drug users -- The gay community -- Commercial sex workers -- The homeless -- Correctional facilities -- Persons with hemophilia -- AIDS in the developing world -- The African pandemic -- The growing crisis in Asia -- AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean -- The human side of AIDS -- The many faces of AIDS: first-person accounts -- Psychosocial needs of persons with AIDS -- The role of families, partners, and friends of people with AIDS -- The role of health care providers and caregivers -- The politics of AIDS -- Community responses to the crisis -- Political apathy -- Activism -- Education and behavioral change -- Promoting awareness and education -- Producing behavioral change -- Legal and ethical issues -- AIDS, the workplace, and the law -- Ethics and AIDS policy --- The future of AIDS.
Reading Level:
1320 Lexile.
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