Global Responses to AIDS

Global Responses to AIDS

Science in Emergency
Bastos, Cristiana
Distribution: World
Publication date: 11/22/1999
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 978-0-253-33590-6
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... a coherent and fascinating social analysis of AIDS-related knowledge, examining the social facts of knowledge production and developments interior to communities of science." Medical Humanities Review

... a multilayered, composite approach that involves multisited ethnographic research in different spheres of the collective responses to AIDS... " —Choice

The response to AIDS from various groups in developing knowledge of and about this health crisis is the focus of this revealing work. Rio de Janeiro serves as an observation point for the study of the intersecting worlds of activism, clinical practice, and biomedical research.

Author Bio

Cristiana Bastos is a Senior Research Fellow at the Social Sciences Institute, University of Lisbon and is the author of Os Montes do Nordeste Algarvio and several articles on Algarve and Alentejo.

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