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    Description"Moving beyond a simple biomedical model, this book compels us to view AIDS in women in a wholly new way, as an inescapable even in lives devalued by the forces of poverty, racism and sexism. This extraordinary multidisciplinary effort should serve as the guidebook for those who want to understand how AIDS has become a leading killer of young women in a mere decade."--Deborah Cotton, M.D.This second edition of the groundbreaking "Women, Poverty and AIDS" reviews the massive epidemic sweeping Sub-Saharan Africa and many other parts of the Third World. As Dr. Joia Mukherjee reveals, the unfolding tragedy is a double one: drugs could be saving lives but are made unavailable while millions die.


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    Title
    Women, Poverty, and AIDS
    Subtitle
    Sex, Drugs and Structural Violence
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by M.D. Paul Farmer, Edited by Margaret Connors, Edited by Janie Simmons
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 525
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781567513479
    ISBN 10: 1567513476
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: GTF, MBP
    BISAC V2.8: SOC045000
    BIC subject category V2: JFFA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QFG
    BIC subject category V2: MJCJ2, JFFE
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    BIC subject category V2: JFFH
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC classification: D
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17440
    Ingram Subject Code: GS
    Libri: I-GS
    DC21: 362.1969792
    DC22: 362.1969792
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/AIDS
    Abridged Dewey: 900
    BISAC V2.8: SOC051000, MED035000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/DEVWRL
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000, POL000000, MED022020, SOC028000, SOC057000, SOC042000
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd
    Publisher
    Common Courage Press
    Imprint name
    Common Courage Press
    Publication date
    31 January 2013
    Author Information
    Paul Farmer is Professor of Medical Anthropology at Harvard medical School and Founding Director of Partners in Health. The subject of a just released biography by Tracy Kidder, Farmer is the author of The Uses of Haiti, Infections and Inequalities, and AIDS and Accusation. Greg Bates is Publisher at Common Courage Press.