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Learning from HIV and AIDS
  1. Joel E Gallant

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    Edited by G Ellison, M Parker, C Campbell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003, pp 299 (+17). ISBN 0-521-80866-9 (hardback); 0-521-004705-5 (paperback).

    The chapters in Learning from HIV and AIDS come from talks presented at a multidisciplinary symposium organised by the UK BioSocial Society in May 2001. The goal was to transcend the more traditional question of what we have learnt about AIDS, and instead to focus on what we have learnt from AIDS. The organisers hoped to provide a framework that would foster inter-disciplinary and intra-disciplinary collaboration that would improve our ability to deal with the biological, social, and political challenges brought about by the epidemic. It was hoped that the symposium would shed light on advances in a variety of scientific and psychosocial disciplines that have been brought about as a result of the AIDS epidemic, leading to a more holistic, multidisciplinary approach to our understanding of this disease, its consequences, and our attempts to control it. Disciplines represented in this book …

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