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The Wisdom of Whores

Bureaucrats, Brothels, and the Business of AIDS

by Elizabeth Pisani

Hardcover, 372 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 |

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The Wisdom of Whores
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Bureaucrats, Brothels, and the Business of AIDS
Author
Elizabeth Pisani

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A World Bank and WHO advisor and epidemiologist presents an assessment of the factors influencing international AIDS prevention, in a report that makes recommendations about how to more appropriately allocate tax funds and draws on interviews with a wide range of contributors, from Indonesian transsexuals to Chinese prostitutes.

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