The Political Management of HIV and AIDS in South Africa: One Burden Too Many?

Hardcover | July 12, 2006

byP. Fourie

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South Africa is the richest and most developed country on the African continent, yet it has failed to arrest the dramatic progression of its domestic AIDS epidemic. This book analyzes successive governments' management (and mismanagement) of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. The book covers the years 1982-2005, using expert thinking regarding public policy making to identify gaps in the public sector's handling of the epidemic. The book highlights critical lessons for policy makers and other public health managers.

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South Africa is the richest and most developed country on the African continent, yet it has failed to arrest the dramatic progression of its domestic AIDS epidemic. This book analyzes successive governments' management (and mismanagement) of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. The book covers the years 1982-2005, using expert thinking r...

PIETER FOURIE teaches Politics at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:July 12, 2006Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230006671

ISBN - 13:9780230006676

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables * Acknowledgements * LIst of Abbreviations and Acronyms * Foreword--A.Whiteside * Introduction * AIDS, Poverty and Development in Southern Africa * The HIV and AIDS Policy Environment in Apartheid South Africa (1982-1994) * Biomedical and Workplace Responses in Apartheid South Africa (1982-1994) * Public Sector Responses on HIV and AIDS in Apartheid South Africa (1982-1994) * AIDS Policy Making During the Mandela Administration (1994-1999) * AIDS Policy Making During the First Mbeki Administration (1999-2004) * Conclusion: Looking Back and Looking Forward * Appendix: AIDS Timeline (1982-2004) * Notes * Bibliography * Index