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Title HIV/AIDS in South Africa 25 years on : psychosocial perspectives / Poul Rohleder [and others], editors ; foreword by Edwin Cameron
Published New York : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 393 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction and overview / Poul Rohleder, Leslie Swartz, Seth C. Kalichman, and Leickness C. Simbayi -- Part I: Psychosocial issues. The sociocultural aspects of HIV / AIDS in South Africa / Suzanne Leclerc-Madlala, Leickness C. Simbayi, and Allanise Cloete ; HIV and women / Rachel Jewkes ; Masculinity and HIV / AIDS / Graham Lindegger and Michael Quayle ; HIV and youth : a behavioural perspective / Arvin Bhana and Inge Petersen ; Infants and young children affected by HIV / AIDS / Linda Richter, Alan Stein, Lucie Cluver, and Julia de Kadt ; Poverty and HIV and AIDS / Olive Shisana, Nonpumelelo Zungu, and Sinawe Pezi ; HIV and stigma in South Africa / Harriet Deacon, Leana Uys, and Rakgadi Mohlahlane -- Part II: Prevention and treatment. The politics and psychology of AIDS denialism / Nicoli Nattrass and Seth C. Kalichman ; Local-level responses to HIV / AIDS in South Africa / Kevin Kelly and Mirjam van Donk ; Social movements and HIV / AIDS in South Africa / Christopher J. Colvin and Steven Robins ; Approaches to HIV counselling and testing : strengths and weaknesses, and challenges for the way forward / Heidi van Rooyen, Linda Richter, Thomas J. Coates, and Merridy Boettiger ; Vertical transmission of HIV : pregnancy and infant issues / Lorraine Sherr ; HIV / AIDS, nutrition and structural interventions in South Africa : a move in the right direction / Mark Tomlinson, Scott Drimie, Leslie Swartz, and Poul Rohleder ; Strengthening community responses to AIDS : possibilities and challenges / Catherine Campbell, Yugi Nair, Sbongile Maimane, and Andrew Gibbs ; HIV / AIDS, religion and spirituality / Yoesrie Toefy -- Part III: Persons living with HIV/AIDS. Experiences of people living with HIV / Lumka Daniel and Corinne Squire ; Positive prevention : HIV risk reduction for people living with HIV / AIDS / Seth C. Kalichman and Leickness C. Simbayi -- Part IV: New directions in HIV research. HIV / AIDS and persons with disabilities / Poul Rohleder, Leslie Swartz, Arne Henning Eide, and Hayley MacGregor ; HIV / AIDS and the prison system / Lukas Muntingh and Chris Tapscott ; HIV and circumcision / Dirk Taljaard and Chiweni Chimbwete ; Participation in HIV vaccine trials / Anthea Lesch, Zuhayr Kafaar, and Ashraf Kagee ; Bridging the gap between HIV and mental health services in South Africa / Pamela Y. Collins and Melvyn Freeman
Summary Much has happened since the first appearance of AIDS in 1981: it has been identified, studied, and occasionally denied. South Africa has emerged as ground zero for the pandemic. This book presents the South African crisis as a template for addressing the myriad issues surrounding the epidemic worldwide
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS phobia -- South Africa.
HIV infections -- Government policy -- South Africa.
HIV infections -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
HIV-positive persons -- South Africa -- Social conditions.
HIV Infections.
Public Policy.
Social Conditions.
South Africa.
Form Electronic book
Author Rohleder, Poul.
LC no. 2009931924
ISBN 1280010924
1441903062 (electronic bk.)
1441903607 (print)
9781441903068 (electronic bk.)
9781441903600 (print)