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Author Heckert, Carina, 1983- author

Title Fault lines of care : gender, HIV, and global health in Bolivia / Carina Heckert
Published New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Medical anthropology: health, inequality, and social justice
Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword by Lenore Manderson; Chapter 1: Fault Lines; Chapter 2: Decolonizing Bolivia; Chapter 3: When Care Is a "Systematic Route of Torture"; Chapter 4: Aiding Women; Chapter 5: Synergistic Silences; Chapter 6: Blaming Machismo; Chapter 7: The Biopolitical Drama of HIV Funding; Chapter 8: Decolonizing Global Health; Acknowledgments; Notes; References; Index; About the Author
Summary Heckert provides a detailed examination of the effects of global health and governmental policy decisions on the everyday lives of people living with HIV in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. She focuses on the gendered dynamics that play a role in the development and implementation of HIV care programs and shows how decisions made from above impact what happens on the ground
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Bolivia.
HIV infections -- Bolivia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813586933 (electronic bk.)
9780813586939 (electronic bk.)