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Urban Action Networks

HIV/AIDS and Community Organizing in New York City
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Community care, HIV / AIDS, Social Science, Medical / Nursing, Sociology, New York, Health Care Delivery, Social Science / Gay Studies, Diseases - AIDS & HIV, Sociology - Urban, AIDS (Disease), New York (State), Patients, Services for, Social as
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ISBN 100742540839
ISBN 139780742540835

Urban Action Networks is a study of how communities organize in response to threats to their lives and well being. As HIV/AIDS wreaked havoc on the worlds of some of the most marginal and disenfranchised people in New York, they came together to create a shared response, forming a new organizational field within which their various efforts were coordinated.

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