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The AIDS epidemic social dimensions of an infectious disease by William A. Rushing

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, CO .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Epidemiology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-273) and index.

StatementWilliam A. Rushing.
LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 R86 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1269689M
ISBN 100813320445, 0813320453
LC Control Number95000828

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