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AIDS, drugs, and prostitution

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Epidemiology.,
  • Prostitutes -- Diseases.,
  • Prostitutes -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Prostitutes -- Drug use.,
  • Prostitutes -- Alcohol use.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Martin A. Plant.
ContributionsPlant, Martin A. 1946-
The Physical Object
Paginationxx,213p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22316912M
ISBN 100415041090

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