AIDS and Governance

AIDS and Governance

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The political impact of HIV/AIDS varies greatly and is difficult to map. States depend on how governments choose to manage the political implications of HIV and AIDS, both those stemming from the erosions of its own capacity as well as those that originate from their changing relationship on a national and international level. Across the developing world, HIV/AIDS is slowly killing adults in their most productive years, hollowing out state structures, deepening poverty and raising profound questions that touch on the organization of all aspects of social, economic and political life. With the epidemic showing scant signs of slowing down, this innovative volume assesses how HIV/AIDS affects governance and, conversely, how governance affects the course of the epidemic. In particular, the volume:

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Product details

  • Hardback | 286 pages
  • 172.72 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 544.31g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Ashgate Publishing Limited
  • Aldershot, England, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0754645797
  • 9780754645795

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Author Information

Nana K. Poku, Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA, Alan Whiteside, Director of the Health and Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa and Ms Bjorg Sandkjaer, Associate Demographer at the African Centre for Gender and Social Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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'This book provides extensive evidence and a useful collection of analyses across health, development and social science paradigms on the way the AIDS epidemic is affecting various aspects of governance. It provides a stimulating contribution to debates on the political dimensions of and interplay between the global, national and local responses to AIDS.' Dr Rene Loewenson, Director, Training and Research Support Centre, Zimbabwe

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