AIDS, Rhetoric, and Medical Knowledge

AIDS, Rhetoric, and Medical Knowledge

eBook - 2005
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This book shows how scientific knowledge about epidemics is shaped by the broader culture of advanced societies. The latter includes metaphors, narratives, and social classifications. The book examines the formation of scientific knowledge about the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and highlights common features with the SARS epidemic.
Publisher: Cambridg, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
ISBN: 9780511080456
051108045X
9780511079696
0511079699
0521837707
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 276 pages) : illustrations

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