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The Resource The invisible epidemic : the story of women and AIDS, Gena Corea

The invisible epidemic : the story of women and AIDS, Gena Corea

Label
The invisible epidemic : the story of women and AIDS
Title
The invisible epidemic
Title remainder
the story of women and AIDS
Statement of responsibility
Gena Corea
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Invisible Epidemic tells the dramatic, heartbreaking, and often inspiring story of women and the AIDS epidemic, revealing the startling truths behind the statistics and the experiences of the many women at the forefront of AIDS activism, prevention, and caretaking. Tracing the chronology of what happened when a number of women across the country recognized the extent to which HIV/AIDS was endangering women and attempted to do something about it, Gena Corea exposes once and for all the "invisible" nature of women's place in the AIDS crisis and confronts the inaccuracies behind the many long-held assumptions of the primarily male medical community, the media, and the often misinformed general public. From the first cases of young women dying of "pneumonia" in the early 1980s, to widespread denial of the threat of AIDS to women in ensuing years, to the disturbing discoveries of the recent past, The Invisible Epidemic makes clear that the historical precedent for inadequate research into women's health concerns has prevented any intelligent assessment of women's risk or models for women's care and treatment. Ultimately, The Invisible Epidemic brings sharply into focus the extent to which AIDS has become not just a health issue, but a much larger social issue that threatens all of us
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.1/969792/0082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA644.A25
LC item number
C665 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WD 308
NLM item number
C794i 1992
Label
The invisible epidemic : the story of women and AIDS, Gena Corea
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1981-1982 -- 1983-1984 -- 1985 -- 1986 -- 1987 -- 1988 -- 1989 -- January-June 1990 -- July-November 1990 -- December 1990
Control code
ocm25914856
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780060166489
Lccn
91058369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)25914856
Label
The invisible epidemic : the story of women and AIDS, Gena Corea
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1981-1982 -- 1983-1984 -- 1985 -- 1986 -- 1987 -- 1988 -- 1989 -- January-June 1990 -- July-November 1990 -- December 1990
Control code
ocm25914856
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780060166489
Lccn
91058369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)25914856

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