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.
It is with great regret that we share the news that our dear friend and former UC Press Executive Editor Stan Holwitz died on August 29th at the age of 88. Equal …Read More >