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  1. Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America

    State, Society and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program

    By Matthew B. Flynn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Brazil has occupied a central role in the access to medicines movement, especially with respect to drugs used to treat those with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). How and why Brazil succeeded in overcoming powerful political and...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. HIV/AIDS in China - The Economic and Social Determinants

    By Dylan Sutherland, Jennifer Y.J. Hsu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    South and East Asia may well become the epicentres of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. More than three-quarters of a million people are now estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS in China. In 2009, AIDS had already become the leading cause of death by infectious disease. Yet, even despite China’s recent...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Economics and HIV

    The Sickness of Economics

    By Deborah Johnston

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    This book explains how, and why, economics has been applied to a terrible pandemic, using a range of examples mostly drawn from the region most affected, sub-Saharan Africa. Part I shows that microeconomic approaches have found fertile ground in a public health approach that ‘blames’ individual...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. HIV/AIDS, Health and the Media in China

    Imagined Immunity Through Racialized Disease

    By Johanna Hood

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Approximately 90% of urban HIV/AIDS education in China occurs indirectly through non-specialist media reports. Many of these reports use images of extreme suffering and poverty to communicate an understanding of who gets HIV, why and how. This book explores an important aspect of how HIV/AIDS is...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Value of Transnational Medical Research

    Labour, Participation and Care

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, P. Wenzel Geissler

    What is the value of medical research? With contributions from anthropologists, sociologists and activists, this approach brings into focus the forms of value – social, epistemic, and economic – that are involved in medical research practices and how these values intersect with everyday living....

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Global Institutions and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

    Responding to an International Crisis

    By Franklyn Lisk

    Series: Global Institutions

    Written by a leading expert in the field, this book provides a clear and incisive analysis of the different perspectives of the global response to HIV/AIDS, and the role of the different global institutions involved. The text highlights HIV/AIDS as an exceptional global epidemic in terms of the...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Aids

    Safety, Sexuality and Risk

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Peter Davies, Graham Hart

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Some 12 years into the epidemic, with an effective preventive vaccine or therapy against HIV disease still to be found, this book reflects on the contributions of social and behavioural research to the development of interventions for prevention. After over a decade's work documenting HIV and...

    Published October 23rd 1995 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Organizing Aids

    Workplace and Organizational Responses to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

    By Derek Adam-Smith, David Goss

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    It is estimated that 90% of those who are HIV positive are in employment. However, the significant body of literature into HIV/AIDS to date has primarily focused on the medical aspects of the disease and its implications for health/social policy. There has been little analysis of the employment...

    Published October 4th 1995 by Taylor & Francis

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