Does the scientific “theory” that HIV came to North America from Haiti stem from underlying attitudes of racism and ethnocentrism in the United States rather than from hard evidence? Award-winning author and anthropologist-physician Paul Farmer answers with this, the first full-length ethnographic study of AIDS in a poor society. First published in 1992 this new edition has been updated and a new preface added.
An inspiring humanitarian, doctor, and advocate of global health equity, Paul Farmer leaves behind an immense legacy. With the tragic news of his passing on February 21, 2022, our Executive Editor Naomi …Read More >