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  1. Crossing Borders

    Migration, Ethnicity and AIDS

    Edited by Mary Haour-Knipe, the late Richard Rector

    Series: Social Aspects of AIDS

    Academics and activists have come together in this edited volume to tackle the complex issues surrounding migration and AIDS. The book sets the agenda for the development of HIV/AIDS prevention and care programme in migrant and minority ethnic communities. Issues covered include: migration patterns...

    Published October 11th 1996 by Taylor & Francis

  2. Sexuality and Disabilities

    A Guide for Human Service Practitioners

    By Deborah P Valentine, Romel W Mackelprang

    Individuals with disabilities are often “desexualized” in our society, yet they have the same need for intimacy, self-worth, and social belonging as people without disabilities. Sexuality and Disabilities addresses persons with physical, sensory, intellectual, and cognitive disabilities...

    Published October 7th 1996 by Routledge

  3. Unhealthy Societies

    The Afflictions of Inequality

    By Richard G. Wilkinson

    Among the developed countries it is not the richest societies which have the best health, but those which have the smallest income differences between rich and poor. Inequality and relative poverty have absolute effects: they increase death rates. But why? How can smaller income differences raise...

    Published September 12th 1996 by Routledge

  4. Health and Social Organization

    Towards a Health Policy for the 21st Century

    Edited by David Blane, Eric Brunner, Richard Wilkinson

    There is widespread recognition that the most powerful determinants of health today are to be found in social, economic and cultural circumstances. These include: ecnomic growth, income distribution, consumption, work oganisation, unemployment and job...

    Published September 5th 1996 by Routledge

  5. A Good Death

    Conversations with East Londoners

    By Lesley Cullen, Michael Young

    A Good Death is based on a survey in East London and provides a wide range of fascinating and helpful insights into all aspects of experiencing death and surviving grief.The voices in the book are those of people who have managed to cope despite being under the shadow of impending death. Their...

    Published June 6th 1996 by Routledge

  6. HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-Related Terminology

    A Means of Organizing the Body of Knowledge

    By M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber, Mary L Gillaspy

    HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-Related Terminology: A Means of Organizing the Body of Knowledge offers an adaptable and extensive framework for organizing the ever-expanding number of resources on the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It lays down the groundwork upon which future blocks of information can be placed. As...

    Published May 24th 1996 by Routledge

  7. HIV/AIDS Community Information Services

    Experiences in Serving Both At-Risk and HIV-Infected Populations

    By M Sandra Wood, Jeffrey T Huber

    Information forms the basis for education, and currently education is the only weapon available to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS and to foster empathy toward individuals already affected by the disease. HIV/AIDS and Community Information Services provides readers with insight into the information...

    Published May 23rd 1996 by Routledge

  8. The Cellular Basis of Central Nervous System HIV-1 Infection and the AIDS Dementia Complex

    By Richard W Price, John J Sidtis

    In this exciting symposium, the editor brings to print important new information on AIDS and how HIV affects the brain. Each chapter focuses on one or more of the cell types that reside in or traffic through the central nervous system (CNS). Each of these cells is important to considerations of the...

    Published February 9th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Teaching AIDS

    By Douglas Tonks

    Teaching AIDS begins with a discussion of how teachers can create an environment of support for an AIDS education programme. Recognizing that AIDS education must differ for students of different age groups, the author presents tailored, age-appropriate content - what and how teachers should...

    Published December 4th 1995 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis

    By Ray Fitzpatrick, Stanton Newman, Tracey Revenson, Suzanne Skevington, Gareth Williams

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a major cause of disability affecting about 1% of the population. Although much effort has been expended on research into the causes and cures of RA, little progress has been made. The focus of treatment in RA is on reducing the disabling consequences of the disease and...

    Published November 30th 1995 by Routledge