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AIDS in Latin America

  • Authors
  • TimĀ Frasca

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Tim Frasca
    Pages 1-32
  3. Tim Frasca
    Pages 33-70
  4. Tim Frasca
    Pages 71-101
  5. Tim Frasca
    Pages 103-124
  6. Tim Frasca
    Pages 125-141
  7. Tim Frasca
    Pages 163-185
  8. Tim Frasca
    Pages 187-211
  9. Tim Frasca
    Pages 213-251
  10. Tim Frasca
    Pages 253-257
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 259-261

About this book

Introduction

In this revealing book Timothy Frasca uncovers the enormous cultural changes which have taken place throughout Latin America as a result of the disease. He brings issues such as sexuality, class, and religious beliefs into the open for the first time. Compelling interviews with activists, people with AIDS, government leaders, and church leaders-all show how the epidemic has developed. Frasca draws lessons from Latin America and the strong activist involvement that succeeded in increasing government resources to fight the disease. Tragic tales and gripping narratives are intermixed with the first set of comprehensive epidemic statistics from the continent, eagerly awaited by the World Health community.

Keywords

AIDS Chile community statistics

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