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Responding to HIV/AIDS : tough questions, direct answers /
Dale Hanson Bourke.
imprint
Downers Grove, IL : IVP Books, [2013]
description
117 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
ISBN
0830837612, 9780830837618
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imprint
Downers Grove, IL : IVP Books, [2013]
isbn
0830837612
9780830837618
contents note
The basics -- Health issues -- Economic impact -- Culture and practice -- Laws and politics -- What can be done?
abstract
"In this Skeptic's Guide Dale Hanson Bourke sheds light on key places, terms, history and current issues surrounding HIV/AIDS. The crisis that became a pandemic is now something different, and this third edition provides an up-to-the-minute perspective on what has always been a complex issue. With charts and photos, facts and quotes, this dynamic guide offers the type of presentation that has made the Skeptic's Guide series so popular with individuals and groups."--Back cover.
catalogue key
10576215
 
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Dale Hanson Bourke is president of PDI, a marketing and communications strategy firm. Formerly a nationally syndicated columnist, Dale has also served on the boards of World Vision US, World Vision International, International Justice Mission, Sojourners, ECFA and Opportunity International. She currently serves on the board of MAP International and the Center for the Interfaith Action on Global Poverty (CIFA).
Summaries
Main Description
Where did AIDS come from?What are the symptoms?Is the rate of AIDS going up or down in developed countries?What can one person do? In this Skeptic's Guide Dale Hanson Bourke sheds light on key places, terms, history and current issues surrounding HIV/AIDS. The crisis that became a pandemic is now something different, and this third edition provides an up-to-the-minute perspective on this complex issue. With charts and photos, facts and quotes, this dynamic guide offers the type of presentation that has made the Skeptic's Guide series so popular with individuals and groups.
Main Description
AIDS is the biggest public health problem the world has ever faced. Yet with all the available information, many of us know little about it. There are thousands of books, websites, and professional documents about AIDS, but it takes time to search them to find the simple facts and information that dispel the myths about this pandemic. Motivated by the obvious need for a manageable tool, Dale Hanson Bourke has compiled the essential information in a simple and straightforward way, explaining medical and political issues in everyday language. Answering the questions the "average" person asks about this topic, the book is a valuable tool for personal information or group study. Features: new government guidelines on testing for AIDS make this topic "real" for everyone charts, photos, and graphs in full color make information visually accessible simple question and answer format doesn't overwhelm reader with facts a "Dummy's" guide to AIDS contains valuable, up-to-date information over 40,000 of first edition sold
Table of Contents
Quizp. 5
Forewordp. 7
Acronymsp. 9
Introductionp. 11
The Basicsp. 15
Health Issuesp. 31
Economic Impactp. 59
Culture and Practicep. 75
Laws and Politicsp. 91
What Can Be Done?p. 107
Acknowledgmentsp. 113
Selected Bibliographyp. 114
Creditsp. 115
Recommended Websitesp. 116
Notesp. 118
About the Authorp. 119
The Skeptic's Guide™ Seriesp. 120
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