Letter-spacing in Latex appears too tight

In Latex - particularly when using amsbook, words like "subsection" and "We" appear to have their letters squashed together on the screen.  In subsection, the s and c are actually touching, and the e in "We" is tightly tucked under the "W".
This happens even when the pdf file is generated.
Is this a letter spacing or kerning problem?
As it is picked-up from the standard amsbook maths book package, one would think it would be optimized.
Can anyone tell me how to adjust say kerning, please.
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Maciej SsysadminCommented:
Can you post here source of your LaTeX document? As small as possible - just to show this behaviour. Additionally it would be nice to see this source compiled (pdf/dvi) as another attachment. That's because I wasn't able to reproduce your problem in my environment - maybe I missed something?
akhannabyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help again.
Your system does not allow .tex nor .dvi documents.
So I've saved it in Word.
Hope that's OK.
I have attached PDF as it comes out on my sistem (miktex 2.8) using pdflatex. Please check it and point out the problems. (On my first look, I didn't find any.)

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akhannabyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for clearing this up.
The pdf is different to the dvi screen presentation.
I have never ventured into the pdf format.
Still, I'm puzzled - I thought the pdf was simply a kind of unifying format to integrate words and graphics - not an enhancer so to speak.
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