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Published by Oxfam, Available from Stylus Pub. in Oxford, Herndon, VA .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome,
  • HIV Infections,
  • Gender Identity,
  • Health Policy,
  • Socioeconomic Factors

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Alice Welbourn ; with Joanna Hoare.
SeriesWorking in gender & development, Working in gender & development
ContributionsWelbourn, Alice., Oxfam GB.
LC ClassificationsRC606.6 .H568 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23965862M
ISBN 100855986034
ISBN 109780855986032
LC Control Number2009417508

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