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AIDS and Accusation : Haiti and the Geography of Blame

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

ISBN13: 978-0520083431

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ISBN13: 978-0520083431
ISBN10: 0520083431
Edition: 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 1992
International: No

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

ISBN13: 978-0520083431

Paul Farmer

ISBN13: 978-0520083431
ISBN10: 0520083431
Edition: 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 1992
International: No
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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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.

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