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On the Web: Articles

Advances in Treatment of AIDS Spur Optimism. Thomas H. Maugh II (LA Times), San Jose Mercury News (2/18/03).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

ActionAid (UK)

Médecins sans Frontières (Brussels).

National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS (NAPWA) (Australia).

Naz Foundation International (London).

Panos Institute (London).

Partners in Health (Boston).

The Body.com.

Toronto People with AIDS Foundation.

United Nations Joint Program on HIV/AIDS.

World Health Organization (WHO).

In the Library: Articles

Cohen, Jon. "The hunt for the origins of AIDS," Atlantic (10/00):88-104..

Hunt, Charles W. "AIDS and capitalist medicine," Monthly Review 39,18 (1/88):11-25.

New Internationalist. "How to Crush AIDS: Six Steps to End the Deadly Disease," special issue 346 (6/02). It's everybody's problem. The answer: 1) end stigma; 2) make drugs available to all; 3) empower women; 4) tackle poverty; 5) free up funds (from UN Global AIDS Fund) & 6) support AIDS education.

Shannon, Gary W. & Gerald F. Pyle. "The origin & diffusion of AIDS: a view from medical geography," Annals of the Association of American Geographers 79 (3/89):1-24.

Siegal, N.A. "Withholding the cure," Progressive (9/03):29-33.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Aggleton, Peter (ed.) Bisexualities & AIDS: International Perspectives (London: Taylor & Francis, 1996).

Bastos, Cristiana. Global Responses to AIDS: Science in Emergency (Bloomington: Indiana U, 1999).

Cahill, Kevin M. (ed.) The AIDS Epidemic (NY: St. Martin's, 1983).

Caldwell, John C. (ed.) Towards the Containment of the AIDS Epidemic: Social & Behavioral Research (Canberra: Health Transition Centre, 2000).

Campbell, Catherine. Letting Them Die: Why HIV/AIDS Prevention Programmes Fail (Bloomington: Indiana U., 2003).

De Lay, Karen Stanecki. The Demographic Impacts of HIV/AIDS: Perspectives from the World Population Profile, 1996 (Washington: US Bureau of the Census, 1997).

Farmer, Paul. AIDS & Accusation: Haiti & the Geography of Blame (Berkeley: U. California, 1992).

__________; Margaret Connors & Janie Simmons (eds.) Women, Poverty & AIDS: Sex, Drugs & Structural Violence (Monroe ME: Common Courage, 1996).

Garrett, Laurie. The Coming Plague. Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994).

Herdt, Gilbert (ed.) Sexual Cultures & Migration in the Era of AIDS: Anthropological & Demographic Perspectives (Oxford: Clarendon, 1997

Irwin, Alexander, Joyce Millen & Dorothy Fallows. Global AIDS: Myths & Facts. Tools for Fighting the AIDS Pandemic (Boston: South End, 2003). Not an African problem, & not insoluble. Activists everywhere must join fight against it.

Jewett, Joan. When the Rainbow Bends (NY?: Xlibris, 2002).

Joint UN Program on HIV/AIDS. AIDS Epidemic Update: December, 2000 (Geneva: UNAIDS, 2000).

Kirp, David L. & Ronald Bayer (eds.) AIDS in Industrialized Democracies: Passions, Politics, & Policies (New Brunswick NJ: Rutgers, 1992),

Klitzman, Robert & Ronald Bayer. Mortal Secrets: Truth and Lies in the Age of AIDS (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2003).

Lauritsen, John. The AIDS War: Propaganda, Profiteering & Genocide from the Medical-Industrial Complex (NY: Asklepios, 1993).

Long, Lynellyn D. E. Maxine Ankrah (eds.) Women’s Experiences with HIV/AIDS. An International Perspective (NY, 1997).

Maayan, S. & Z.T. Handzel (eds.) AIDS in Israel (Jerusalem: Israel Medical Association, 1993).

Michaels, Eric. Unbecoming (Durham NC: Duke, 1997).

Millen Joyce & Alexander Irwin & Dorothy Fallows. Global AIDS: Myths & Facts (Boston: South End, 2003).

Odets, Walt. In the Shadow of the Epidemic: Being HIV-Negative in the Age of AIDS (Durham NC: Duke, 1995).

O'Malley, Padraig. The AIDS Epidemic: Private Rights & the Public Interest (Boston: Beacon, 1989).

PANOS Institute. AIDS & the Third World (Boston, 1988).

Patton, Cindy. Fatal Advice: How Safe-Sex Education Went Wrong (Durham, NC : Duke U. ,1996)

Rushing, William A. The AIDS Epidemic: Social Dimensions of an Infectious Disease (Boulder CO: Westview, 1995).

Williams, Christopher. AIDS in Post-Communist Russia & Its Successor States (Brookfield VT: Avebury, 1995).

In the Library: Fiction


In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Ameen, Mark. The Buried Body: A Trilogy (NY: Amethyst, 1990).

Avena, Thomas. Dream of Order (San Francisco: Mercury, 1997).

Boucheron, Robert. Epitaphs for the Plague Dead (NY: Ursus, 1985).

Campo, Rafael. Diva (Durham NC: Duke, 1999).

Dlugos, Tim. Powerless: Selected Poems, 1973-1990 (NY: High Risk, 1996).

__________. Strong Place: Poems (NY: Amethyst, 1992).

Freiberg, Michael. Dancing with Two Dogs & Mozart (LA: Alyson, 1996).

Fries, Kenny. The Healing Notebooks (Berkeley: Open, 1990).

Gunn, Thom. The Man With Night Sweats (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1992).

Hadas, Rachel with Charles Barber. Unending Dialogue: Voices from an AIDS Poetry Workshop (Boston: Faber & Faber, 1991).

Harold, John (ed.) How Can You Write a Poem When You're Dying of AIDS? (London: Cassell, 1993).

Klein, Michael (ed.) Poets for Life: 74 Poets Respond to AIDS (NY: Crown, 1989).

Klein, Michael & Richard McCann (eds.) Things Shaped in Passing: More "Poets for Life" Writing from the AIDS Pandemic (NY: Persea, 1997).

Martell, Dan. AIDS Poems (Port Carling ONT: D. Martell, 1995).

Matias, David. Fifth Season (Provincetown: Provincetown Arts, 1998).

Mayerson, Charlotte. The Death Cycle Machine (NY: Crown, 1995).

Monette, Paul. Love Alone: 18 Elegies for Rog (NY: St. Martin's, 1988).

Montgomery, Michael S. Telling the Beads: Sonnets (Baltimore: Chestnut Hills, 1994).

Newman, Leslea. Still Life with Buddy: A Novel Told in Fifty Poems (Radnor OH: Pride, 1997).

Rodrigues Matos, Carlos Antonio (comp.). Poesida: An Anthology of AIDS Poetry from the US, Latin America & Spain (NY: Ollantay, 1995).

Saint, Assoto. Wishing for Wings: Poems (NY: Galiens, 1994).

Schreiber, Ron. John: Poems (Brooklin: Hanging Loose, 1989).

Young, Gary. Three Days: Michael (Santa Cruz CA: Moving Parts, 1988).

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Femmes aux yeux ouverts/Women with Open Eyes" [1993], dir. Anne Laure Folly, 52m. From California Newsreel..

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