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Author Flint, Adrian, author.

Title HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa : politics, aid and globalization / Adrian Flint
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 211 pages) : maps
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Tables and Maps; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Sex and Disease: A Historical Perspective; 2 The Origins of HIV/AIDS; 3 Gender, Violence and the Spread of HIV/AIDS; 4 Policymaking, Dissidents and Denialists; 5 Traditional Medicine and the Politics of the 'Witchcraft Paradigm'; 6 The International Response: Multilateral and Unilateral Approaches; 7 Morality, Behavioural Change and the Search for a 'Social Vaccine'; 8 Governance, the International Trading System and Access to Antiretrovirals; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary "HIV/AIDS in Africa is heavily politicized and governments, policy makers and NGOs face a series of political dilemmas where responses to the problem of HIV/AIDS in Africa is concerned. This book focuses on the political issues that are associated with the pandemic and the political contexts in which the issue must be addressed"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan
AIDS (Disease)
HIV infections.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Infections
Public Policy
Socioeconomic Factors
HIV -- AIDS: social aspects -- Sub-Saharan Africa.
Central government policies -- Sub-Saharan Africa.
Development studies -- Sub-Saharan Africa.
Regional studies -- Sub-Saharan Africa.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- AIDS & HIV.
HIV infections
AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy
Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Africa South of the Sahara
Sub-Saharan Africa
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780230302051