HIV/AIDS: A Very Short Introduction


This book provides an introduction, accessible to the general reader, to all aspects of the subject around the world, with chapters on: the emergence and state of the HIV/AIDS epidemic; how HIV/AIDS works and scientific responses; the factors that shape different epidemics; illness, deaths, and populations; the impact of AIDS on production and people; AIDS and politics; responding to HIV/AIDS; and the next 25 years. Social issues and medical, political and economic solutions are included.


Published by Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 2008; ISBN 978-0-19-280692-5; 168 pp.

HIV/AIDS: A Very Short Introduction

Published 1 January 2008