AIDS and Accusation Haiti and the Geography of Blame

ISBN-10: 0520248392

ISBN-13: 9780520248397

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Paul Farmer

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Does the scientific "theory" that HIV came to North America from Haiti stem from underlying attitudes of racism and ethnocentrism in the United States rather than from hard evidence? Award-winning author and anthropologist-physician Paul Farmer answers with this, the first full-length ethnographic study of AIDS in a poor society. First published in 1992 this new edition has been updated and a new preface added.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 5/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 338
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Preface to the 2006 Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction
Misfortunes without Number
The Water Refugees
The Remembered Valley
The Alexis Advantage: The Retaking of Kay
The Struggle for Health
1986 and After: Narrative Truth and Political Change
Aids Comes to a Haitian Village
Manno
Anita
Dieudonne
"A Place Ravaged by AIDS"
The Exotic and the Mundane: HIV in Haiti
A Chronology of the AIDS/HIV Epidemic in Haiti
HIV in Haiti: The Dimensions of the Problem
Haiti and the "Accepted Risk Factors"
AIDS in the Caribbean: The "West Atlantic Pandemic"
AIDS, History, Political Economy
Many Masters: The European Domination of Haiti
The Nineteenth Century: One Hundred Years of Solitude?
The United States and the People with History
AIDS and Accusation
AIDS and Sorcery: Accusation in the Village
AIDS and Racism: Accusation in the Center
AIDS and Empire: Accusation in the Periphery
Blame, Cause, Etiology, and Accusation
Conclusion: AIDS and an Anthropology of Suffering
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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