HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Politics, Aid and Globalization by A. FlintHIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Politics, Aid and Globalization by A. Flint

HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Politics, Aid and Globalization

byA. Flint

Hardcover | January 28, 2011

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This book explains how issues of governance lie at the heart of understanding and combating the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa. It reviews the debates surrounding the root causes of the pandemic and its continuing proliferation and examines the local and global socio-political forces that have contributed to the spread and impact of the disease.
ADRIAN FLINT Lecturer in Development Poltics at the University of Bristol, UK. Originally from South Africa, he has also taught at the University of Dundee, UK, and the University of St Andrews, UK. He is the author ofTrade, Poverty and the Environment: The EU, Cotonou and the African-Caribbean-Pacific Bloc.
Title:HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: Politics, Aid and GlobalizationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:211 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.82 inPublished:January 28, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230221424

ISBN - 13:9780230221420

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Table of Contents

Introduction Sex and Disease: A Historical Perspective The Origins of HIV/AIDS Gender, Violence and the spread of HIV/AIDS Policymaking, Dissidents and Denialists Traditional Medicine and the Politics of the 'Witchcraft' Paradigm The International Response: Multilateral and Unilateral Approaches Morality, Behavioural Change and the Search for a 'Social Vaccine' Governance, the International Trading System and Access to Antiretrovirals Conclusion