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Global Inequalities at WorkWork's Impact on the Health of Individuals, Families, and Societies$
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Jody Heymann

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780195150865

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150865.001.0001

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Biological and Social Risks Intertwined: The Case of AIDS

Biological and Social Risks Intertwined: The Case of AIDS

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(p.31) 2 Biological and Social Risks Intertwined: The Case of AIDS
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Global Inequalities at Work
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ADEPEJU GBADEBO

ALYSSA RAYMAN-READ

JODY HEYMANN

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150865.003.002

Biological and social exposures at work can have as important an impact on individual health as physical and chemical ones; HIV/AIDS is a prime example of this. This chapter begins by exploring the bidirectional relationship between HIV/AIDS and the workplace. In the second section, through an international review of existing social policy and research, the chapter outlines what has already been done to address the relationship between HIV/AIDS and the workplace, concluding that most current efforts have been inadequate. Next, the findings of the book's research team's study of the impact of social conditions on the relationship between work and health in Botswana are presented. Finally, the chapter offers program and policy recommendations.

Keywords:   biological exposures, social exposures, HIV/AIDS, work, Botswana, policy

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