Waiting to Happen

Waiting to Happen : HIV/AIDS in South Africa - The Bigger Picture

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Why are more women than men in South Africa HIV positive? What explains the exponential growth of AIDS in the country? How is HIV/AIDS understood in various cultural belief systems? What can be done about the epidemic? This powerful book - incorporating evocative photographs and the voices of scholars, practitioners, and victims of the epidemic - looks at the social, cultural, and historical aspects of HIV/AIDS in South Africa.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 145 pages
  • 168 x 244 x 12mm | 439.99g
  • Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • colour photographs
  • 1588262634
  • 9781588262639

Table of contents

Introduction. Sex and Power in South Africa. An Epidemic Waiting to Happen. Cultural Collisions: Popular Understandings of HIV/AIDS. Confronting the Epidemic.show more

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