HIV and AIDS in Africa Beyond Epidemiology

ISBN-10: 0631223576

ISBN-13: 9780631223573

Edition: 2003

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This work seeks to further our understanding of AIDS in Africa, using contributions from international experts from across the social sciences. It shifts the predominant understandings generated by biomedical and epidemiological research.
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Book details

List price: $61.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/21/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

About the Authors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Beyond Epidemiology
Locating AIDS In Africa
History
Section Introduction
AIDS, History & Struggles Over Meaning
Politics, Culture And Medicine: An Unholy Trinity?
Historical Continuities And Rupture
In The HIV/AIDS Story In Malawi
AIDS In Africa: Regional Perspectives
Section Introduction
Perceptions And Misperceptions Of AIDS In Africa
Mapping The AIDS Pandemic In Eastern And Southern Africa. A Critical Overview
HIV/AIDS In West Africa: The Case Of Senegal, Ghana And Nigeria
Beyond Epidemiology: Understanding The Issues In Social Terms
Section Introduction
A. Gendered Vulnerabilities
Condoms, Consent And 'Cultural Entrapments': A Further Look At Gendered & Occupational Factors Pertinent To The Transmission Of HIV In Africa
Strategies For Prevention Of Sexual Transmission Of HIV/AIDS Among Adolescents: The Case Of High School Students In Kenya
AIDS In Africa: Structure, Agency & Risk
B. Sexualities
Culture, Sexuality, And Women's Agency In The Prevention Of HIV/AIDS In Southern Africa American Journal Of Public Health
Migrancy, Masculine Identities And AIDS: The Psychosocial Context Of HIV Transmission On The South African Gold Mines
The Invisible Presence Of Homosexuality: Implications For HIV/AIDS And Rights In Southern Africa
C. Poverty, Migration, War
Urbanization, Poverty, And Sex: Roots Of Risky Behaviors In Slum Settlements In Nairobi, Kenya
Mobile Populations And HIV/AIDS In East Africa. (Maryinez Lyons) 14. Understanding The African HIV Pandemic: An Appraisal Of The Contexts And Lay Explanation Of The HIV/AIDS Pandemic With Examples From Tanzania And Kenya
Socioeconomic Obstacles To HIV Prevention And Treatment In Developing Countries: The Roles Of The International Monetary Fund And The World Bank
Research Methods, Agendas, And Ethics
Section Introduction
Participatory Diagramming And The Ethical & Practical Challenges Of Helping Africans Themselves To 'Map The Issues' Around HIV
Community-Based Research On AIDS In The Context Of Global Inequalities - Making A Virtue Of Necessity?
AIDS And Ethics: Clinical Trials, Pharmaceuticals, And Global Scientific Practice
Understanding The Repercussions / Impacts
Section Introduction
Excerpt From We Miss You All
Understanding AIDS In Public Lives
Economic Growth In Sub Saharan Africa: The Potential Impact Of HIV/AIDS
Rising Tide Of AIDS Orphans In Southern Africa
A Mother To Her Brothers: A Child-Headed Household's Story, Johannesburg, South Africa
Concluding Remarks: Beyond Epidemiology
Bibliography
Index
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