AIDS Crisis In America, 2nd Edition
|Publication Date: 11/1998|
|Format|| ||Price|| ||ISBN-13|
|Hardcover|| ||$45.00|| ||978-1-57607-070-3|
A Reference Handbook
Eric K. Lerner and Mary Ellen Hombs
This revealing and sobering volume brings the big picture of the HIV/AIDS epidemic into focus.
Virtually every aspect of the AIDS crisis is covered in this 2nd edition of AIDS Crisis in America, from the basic science of AIDS to demographics and public policy issues. Using facts and findings on the crisis in the United States, the authors give an informative and insightful look at the impact of the epidemic on a variety of populations, including homosexuals, drug users, women, children, hemophiliacs, and various ethnic groups.
Other featured topics are AIDS activism, the impact of triple combination therapy, the evolution of public opinion, and HIV/AIDS and the law. The volume concludes with a list of organizations, government agencies, hotlines, and internet resources, as well as other print and nonprint resources. Students and researchers will find everything they need to know about the AIDS crisis in this timely work.
• List of organizations, government agencies, hotlines, and internet resources
• Includes other print and nonprint resources
Eric K. Lerner is a professional journalist who has written about the AIDS epidemic for over fifteen years.
Mary Ellen Hombs is in a senior staff position at the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance. She is the author of ABC-CLIO's Welfare Reform and American Homelessness.
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