Why should you be concerned about AIDS? I t’s not your problem , or is it? AIDS, acquired im m une deficiency syndrom e, is a com plex and far-reaching phenom enon that encompasses principles, practices, and politics. This book is an abridged version o f a com prehensive approach to the subject o f AIDS to be published in 1988. T he chapters included in the cu rren t book address some o f the most distressing issues confronting the general public. These problem s are exam ined by experts and specialists in each area.