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AIDS in the Twenty-First Century: Disease and Globalization
This groundbreaking book presents compelling data and research which reveals the shocking social and economic impact of HIV/AIDS on a global scale. Barnett and Whiteside--experts in the field for over 15 years--argue that it is vital to not only look at the disease in terms of prevention and treatment, but to also consider consequences which affect households, communities, ...more
Hardcover, 432 pages
Published September 6th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 1st 2002)
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Sep 18, 2007 Elizabeth rated it liked it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: people who want to know about AIDS in Africa
Very solid, well researched, well referenced. The book lays the blame for the spread of HIV in Africa at the feet of colonisation and poor development efforts. I do not believe, personally, that we should absolve people so easily of responsibility for our own behaviours. But I do believe this is a useful book nonetheless. If you are interested in AIDS in Africa, you should read it.