AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean

AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean

by George Clement Bond, John Kreniske, Ida Susser
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813328799

ISBN-13: 9780813328799

Pub. Date: 05/28/1997

Publisher: Westview Press


This book offers detailed ethnographic studies from Africa and the Caribbean to explain AIDS in a global and comparative third-world context. The essays move beyond medical or epidemiological models, explaining the epidemic in its economic, social, political, and historic contexts.  See more details below

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This book offers detailed ethnographic studies from Africa and the Caribbean to explain AIDS in a global and comparative third-world context. The essays move beyond medical or epidemiological models, explaining the epidemic in its economic, social, political, and historic contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813328799
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1The Anthropology of AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean3
2Sociocultural Aspects of AIDS in Africa: Occupational and Gender Issues11
3AIDS in the Dominican Republic: Anthropological Reflections on the Social Nature of Disease33
4Community Organizing Around HIV Prevention in Rural Puerto Rico51
5AIDS Prevention, Treatment, and Care in Cuba65
6AIDS in Uganda: The First Decade85
7Community Based Organizations in Uganda: A Youth Initiative99
8Female Genital Health and the Risk of HIV Transmission115
9The Point of View: Perspectives on AIDS in Uganda131
10The HIV Epidemic as a Development Issue149
11Placing Women at the Center of Analysis159
12AIDS from Africa: A Case of Racism Vs. Science?165
13U.S. Aid to AIDS in Africa181
14AIDS: Body, Mind, and History191
References195
About the Book219
About the Editors and Contributors221
Index225

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