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AIDS and Accusation : Haiti and the Geography of Blame

AIDS and Accusation : Haiti and the Geography of Blame - 92 edition

AIDS and Accusation : Haiti and the Geography of Blame - 92 edition

ISBN13: 9780520083431

ISBN10: 0520083431

AIDS and Accusation : Haiti and the Geography of Blame by Paul Farmer - ISBN 9780520083431
Edition: 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 1992
International: No
AIDS and Accusation : Haiti and the Geography of Blame by Paul Farmer - ISBN 9780520083431

ISBN13: 9780520083431

ISBN10: 0520083431

Edition: 92

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Summary

This is "an account of the HIV epidemic in Haiti and the clinical experience of AIDS in a small village. . . . {Part 1 addresses} the origins and background history of the village. . . . {Part 2} describes the AIDS deaths of three young adults. Parts 3 and 4 provide a chronology of the epidemic in Haiti and the Caribbean and a review of factors affecting the epidemic as a consequence of Haiti's colonial history and continued economic exploitation. Part 5 analyzes the modalities of blame for AIDS as expressed in Haiti and the US."(Choice)

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  • Index

Author Bio

Farmer, Paul : Harvard University

Paul Farmer is an instructor in Social Medicine at the Harvard Medical School and a research resident in internal medicine at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital. With doctorates in both medicine and social anthropology, he conducts his research and medical practice in Haiti.

Other Editions of AIDS and Accusation : Haiti and the Geography of Blame

Aids and Accusation: Haiti and the Geography of Blame - Updated by Paul Farmer - ISBN 9780520248397
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