Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues

Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues

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Paul Farmer has battled AIDS in rural Haiti and deadly strains of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the slums of Peru. A physician-anthropologist with more than fifteen years in the field, Farmer writes from the front lines of the war against these modern plagues and shows why, even more than those of history, they target the poor. This "peculiarly modern inequality" that permeates AIDS, TB, malaria, and typhoid in the modern world, and that feeds emerging (or re-emerging)… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (January 24, 2001)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 419 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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