The Culture Of Aids In Africa

✏Book Title : The Culture of AIDS in Africa
✏Author : Gregory Barz
✏Publisher : OUP USA
✏Release Date : 2011-10-13
✏Pages : 500
✏ISBN : 9780199744480
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Culture of AIDS in Africa Book Summary : The Culture of AIDS in Africa presents 30 chapters offering a multifaceted, nuanced, and deeply affective portrait of the relationship between HIV/AIDS and the arts in Africa, including source material such as song lyrics and interviews.

📒Aids Sex And Culture ✍ Ida Susser

✏Book Title : AIDS Sex and Culture
✏Author : Ida Susser
✏Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
✏Release Date : 2011-09-09
✏Pages : 304
✏ISBN : 9781444359107
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏AIDS Sex and Culture Book Summary : AIDS, Sex, and Culture is a revealing examination of the impact the AIDS epidemic in Africa has had on women, based on the author’s own extensive ethnographic research. based on the author's own story growing up in South Africa looks at the impact of social conservatism in the US on AIDS prevention programs discussion of the experiences of women in areas ranging from Durban in KwaZulu Natal to rural settlements in Namibia and Botswana includes a chapter written by Sibongile Mkhize at the University of KwaZulu Natal who tells the story of her own family’s struggle with AIDS

📒Aids Culture And Africa ✍ Douglas A. Feldman

✏Book Title : AIDS Culture and Africa
✏Author : Douglas A. Feldman
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 2008
✏Pages : 293
✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105131750627
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏AIDS Culture and Africa Book Summary : These original, previously unpublished essays also address the need for a greater anthropological perspective in the increasingly medicalized and politicized study of HIV and AIDS. As a whole, they pave the way for a deeper cultural understanding necessary to effectively reverse the catastrophic growth of HIV/AIDS on the continent.

✏Book Title : HIV AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa
✏Author : Jean Baxen
✏Publisher : Juta and Company Ltd
✏Release Date : 2009
✏Pages : 144
✏ISBN : 1919895183
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏HIV AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa Book Summary : Explores the various contexts in which debate about HIV/AIDS takes place and examines how the pandemic is perceived by scholars, religious leaders and traditional healers

📒Witches Westerners And Hiv ✍ Alexander Rödlach

✏Author : Alexander Rödlach
✏Publisher : Left Coast Press
✏Release Date : 2006-10-15
✏Pages : 247
✏ISBN : 9781598740349
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏WITCHES WESTERNERS AND HIV Book Summary : A witch's curse, an imperialist conspiracy, a racist plot?Alexander Rödlach draws on a decade of research and work in Zimbabwe to compare local beliefs about the cause of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa and the impact of these beliefs on public health and advocacy programs.

📒A Plague Of Paradoxes ✍ Philip Setel

✏Book Title : A Plague of Paradoxes
✏Author : Philip Setel
✏Publisher : University of Chicago Press
✏Release Date : 1999-01
✏Pages : 308
✏ISBN : 0226748855
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A Plague of Paradoxes Book Summary : Presents an extended case study of the 20th-century AIDS epidemic and the cultural circumstances from which it emerged. The book brings together anthropology, demography and epidemiology to explain how the Chagga people of Tanzania in Africa experience AIDS.

✏Book Title : Histories of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa
✏Author : Philip Setel
✏Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
✏Release Date : 1999
✏Pages : 267
✏ISBN : 0313297150
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Histories of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa Book Summary : In a series of case studies of sexually transmitted disease and HIV/AIDS from around Africa, contributors examine the social, cultural, and political-economic bases of risk, transmission, and response to epidemic disease. This book brings together major contributions to the historical study of epidemic disease in developing countries and considers how particular constellations of cultural, social, political, and economic factors in different countries have affected the historical patterns of disease and collective (official and community) response to them. This book is a companion volume to Sex, Disease, and Society: A Comparative History of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (Greenwood, 1997). From this endeavor to provide insight into the conjunctions and disjunctions between the histories of STDs and the AIDS pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa certain common issues have emerged. These include medical ambiguity and epidemiologic diversity; cultural change; racism; gender, labor migration, and economic instability; and the practice of biomedicine and epidemiology in African contexts. All of these factors are embedded in the colonial legacy and post-colonial political economic conditions across the continent.

✏Book Title : The Culture of Mental Illness and Psychiatric Practice in Africa
✏Author : Emmanuel Akyeampong
✏Publisher : Indiana University Press
✏Release Date : 2015-05-01
✏Pages : 362
✏ISBN : 9780253013040
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Culture of Mental Illness and Psychiatric Practice in Africa Book Summary : In many African countries, mental health issues, including the burden of serious mental illness and trauma, have not been adequately addressed. These essays shed light on the treatment of common and chronic mental disorders, including mental illness and treatment in the current climate of economic and political instability, access to health care, access to medicines, and the impact of HIV-AIDS and other chronic illness on mental health. While problems are rampant and carry real and devastating consequences, this volume promotes an understanding of the African mental health landscape in service of reform.

✏Book Title : Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa
✏Author : Dr Marian Burchardt
✏Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
✏Release Date : 2014-09-28
✏Pages : 320
✏ISBN : 9781472428417
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa Book Summary : This book critically interrogates emerging interconnections between religion and biomedicine in Africa in the era of antiretroviral treatment for AIDS. Highlighting the complex relationships between religious ideologies, practices and organizations on the one hand, and biomedical treatment programmes and the scientific languages and public health institutions that sustain them on the other, this anthology charts largely uncovered terrain in the social science study of the Aids epidemic. Spanning different regions of Africa, the authors offer unique access to issues at the interface of religion and medical humanitarianism and the manifold therapeutic traditions, religious practices and moralities as they co-evolve in situations of AIDS treatment. This book also sheds new light on how religious spaces are formed in response to the dilemmas people face with the introduction of life-prolonging treatment programmes.

✏Book Title : AIDS and Development in Africa
✏Author : Kempe R. Hope
✏Publisher : Psychology Press
✏Release Date : 1999
✏Pages : 224
✏ISBN : 0789006383
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏AIDS and Development in Africa Book Summary : AIDS and Development in Africa demonstrates the human consequences of AIDS and the efforts being made by governments, individuals, families, villages, communities, and non-governmental organizations to respond to the pandemic. You will read beyond the usual analysis of demographics and receive much more substantial assessments and analyses of the burden on people, economies, and health care systems of the African countries.