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the river: a journey to the source of hiv and aids by edward hooper and bill hamilton

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  • Our Story: Coming out in the time of HIV and AIDS

    This is a story of friendship, love, loss, and drag told with humour and compassion. In 1977, the author, then a naïve young man, escapes his pulp and paper mill town in northern New Brunswick and goes in search of his gay self. After two years studying in Toronto, he moves to Edmonton, begins his career as a prison guard and timidly comes out into the gay scene. A lasting and sometimes tumultuous ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Home-Based Care Ministry

    A Reflection on the Challenge of HIV and AIDS to the Seventh-day Adventist Church

    by Judy Mathers ...
    We live in a broken world with broken people. Often it is easy to ignore the needs of the people around us. But what would God want us to do? In His ministry here on earth, Jesus reached out to the most hurt, most abused, and most reviled members of His community. He healed not only their bodies but their spirits. Should we do any less?The Seventh-day Adventist Church has a unique opportunity to ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Ensnared by AIDS

    Cultural Contexts of HIV and AIDS In Nepal

    Book 42 - Publications in Ethnography
    How people make sense of illness is, in part, culturally determined. Existing community beliefs and presuppositions are organized as cultural models, which “make meaning” of new situations such as the HIV/AIDS epidemic. These cultural constructions can also contribute to the spread of the epidemic. This volume examines the meaning and cultural contexts of HIV/AIDS in Nepal, where AIDS is ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Catholic Theology of Marriage in the Era of HIV and AIDS

    Marriage for Life

    Marriage for Life begins by listening to the lived experiences of Catholic, married, HIV-positive women, in order to better understand their struggles. The eight women interviewed in Chicago, Illinois, USA, shared their stories of marriage, of family life, of church involvement, and of living with HIV. Their candid reflections offer a fresh and grounded perspective on the challenges of living with ... Read more

    $98.99 USD

  • Crying for Our Elders

    African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

    The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa has defined the childhoods of an entire generation. Over the past twenty years, international NGOs and charities have devoted immense attention to the millions of African children orphaned by the disease. But in Crying for Our Elders, anthropologist Kristen E. Cheney argues that these humanitarian groups have misread the ‘orphan crisis’. She explains how the global ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

  • Medical Management of HIV and AIDS

    In the decade since AIDS was first recognised the enormous and worldwide social and medical implications of this disease have been increasingly recognised. The exponential increase in the number of people infected with HIV has been paralleled by the written literature on the subject. When this book was initially conceived the question was why another book? It seemed to me at that time and since, ... Read more

    $116.99 USD

  • ABC of HIV and AIDS

    Book 220 - ABC Series
    An authoritative guide to the epidemiology, incidence, testing and diagnosis and management of HIV and AIDS.From an international expert editor and contributor team, this new sixth edition includes expanded coverage of HIV testing, assessment and routine follow up and new chapters outlining problematic conditions associated with HIV and AIDS. Prevention strategies, early diagnosis and ... Read more

    $45.00 USD

  • The Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Source of Consciousness

    by Mark Solms ...
    A revelatory new theory of consciousness that returns emotions to the center of mental life.For Mark Solms, one of the boldest thinkers in contemporary neuroscience, discovering how consciousness comes about has been a lifetime’s quest. Scientists consider it the "hard problem" because it seems an impossible task to understand why we feel a subjective sense of self and how it arises in the brain ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

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    The Hidden Spring

    A Journey to the Source of Consciousness

    by Mark Solms ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 7 min

    For Mark Solms, one of the boldest thinkers in contemporary neuroscience, discovering how consciousness comes about has been a lifetime's quest. Scientists consider it the "hard problem" because it seems an impossible task to understand why we feel a subjective sense of self and how it arises in the brain. Venturing into the elementary physics of life, Solms has now arrived at an astonishing ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Religious Responses to HIV and AIDS

    Religious institutions shaped the ways individuals, communities and societies responded to HIV and AIDS since the 1980s. This book draws on research studies ranging in context from sites in sub-Saharan Africa to New York City in the USA to examine the complexity of responding to the epidemic both globally and locally. Religious systems of meaning, practices and institutions have been central to ... Read more

    $58.99 USD

  • Muslim and Catholic Responses to HIV and AIDS in Kenya

    series Ethnographies of Religion
    In the capital city of Nairobi, Kenya, African Catholic and Sunni Muslim leaders addressing HIV and AIDS are faced with a unique challenge. On the one hand, they are called to attend to the spiritual wellbeing of the infected individual; on the other hand, they are increasingly charged with serving as the stewards of the physical bodies of those negatively affected by such a physiologically ... Read more

    $89.99 USD

  • Updates in HIV and AIDS: Part I, An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics

    Book Volume 28-3 - The Clinics: Internal Medicine
    This first part of a 2-part issue of Infectious Disease Clinics, edited by Michael S. Saag, MD and Henry Masur, MD, is devoted to HIV/AIDS. This issue will cover global epidemiology; testing, staging, and evaluation; linkage to care, retention in care; antiretroviral therapy: current drugs, when to start, what to start, failure; update on opportunistic infections; HIV co-morbidities; and co ... Read more

    $71.99 USD