Women"s Experiences With HIV/Aids
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Women"s Experiences With HIV/Aids An International Perspective

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • AIDS: social aspects,
  • HIV / AIDS,
  • Women"s studies,
  • AIDS & HIV,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Aids (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome),
  • Health Services For Women,
  • Sociology,
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Diseases,
  • HIV infections,
  • Sex factors,
  • Women,
  • Health/Fitness

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLynellyn D. Long (Editor), E. M. Ankrah (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages426
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10196070M
ISBN 100231106041
ISBN 109780231106047

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