Doomed Interventions: The Failure of Global Responses to AIDS in Africa

Doomed Interventions: The Failure of Global Responses to AIDS in Africa

by Kim Yi Dionne


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ISBN-13: 9781316646885
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/07/2017
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Kim Yi Dionne is Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College, Massachusetts. She collected much of the data for this book when she was a Fulbright Scholar in Malawi in 2008. She earned her Ph.D. in political science from University of California, Los Angeles, where she was a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellow in Swahili. Her work has been published in African Affairs, Comparative Political Studies, World Development, and other academic journals. She has also written essays for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy and is an editor for The Monkey Cage, a blog on politics and political science at The Washington Post.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. AIDS in Africa: a significant challenge and a disconnected response; 3. Principal-agent problems and AIDS interventions in Africa; 4. AIDS in Malawi; 5. Policy priorities in the time of AIDS; 6. Seeing like a village: headmen as agents of the global AIDS intervention; 7. Conclusion.

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