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Blood Feuds: AIDS, Blood, & the Politics of Medical Disaster
Eric A. Feldman (ed); Ronald Bayer (ed). In the mid-1980s, public health officials in 4 countries discovered that almost half of the hemophiliac pop’n., as well as thousands of blood transfusion recipients, were infected with HIV-tainted blood. Here is a comparative perspective on the political, legal, & social struggles that emerged in response to the HIV contam’n. of the blood supply in the industrialized world. It describes how 8 nations -- U.S., Japan, France, Canada, Germany, Denmark, Italy, & Australia.-- responded to the first signs that AIDS might be transmitted through blood, how early efforts to eliminate contamination faltered, & how measures were finally implemented to secure the blood supply. Details the mobilization of hemophiliacs who challenged the state & the med. establish.
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Women Warriors: A History
Kensington Way: A Revolutionary Lifestyle Guide for Weight Control, Vitality, & Perfect Health
Sexual Harassment: Women Speakout
Birding for Beginners: A Comprehensive Introduction to Bird Watching
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