AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean

AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean

By: John Kreniske (author), George Clement Bond (author), Ida Susser (author), Joan Vincent (editor)Paperback

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This book offers detailed ethnographic studies from Africa and the Caribbean to explain AIDS in a global and comparative third-world context. The essays move beyond medical or epidemiological models, explaining the epidemic in its economic, social, political, and historic contexts.

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George C. Bond is professor of anthropology and education at Teachers College and the director of the Institute of African Studies, Columbia University. John Kreniske is associate professor of anthropology at Hofstra University and research associate of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. Ida Susser is professor of anthropology at Hunter College, City University of New York. Joan Vincent is professor of anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University, and a member of the International Advisory Committee of the HIV Center. George C. Bond is professor of anthropology and education at Teachers College and the director of the Institute of African Studies, Columbia University. John Kreniske is associate professor of anthropology at Hofstra University and research associate of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. Ida Susser is professor of anthropology at Hunter College, City University of New York. Joan Vincent is professor of anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University, and a member of the International Advisory Committee of the HIV Center. George C. Bond is professor of anthropology and education at Teachers College and the director of the Institute of African Studies, Columbia University. John Kreniske is associate professor of anthropology at Hofstra University and research associate of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. Ida Susser is professor of anthropology at Hunter College, City University of New York. Joan Vincent is professor of anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University, and a member of the International Advisory Committee of the HIV Center. George C. Bond is professor of anthropology and education at Teachers College and the director of the Institute of African Studies, Columbia University. John Kreniske is associate professor of anthropology at Hofstra University and research associate of the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. Ida Susser is professor of anthropology at Hunter College, City University of New York. Joan Vincent is professor of anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University, and a member of the International Advisory Committee of the HIV Center.

Contents

Introduction * The Anthropology of AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean George C. Bond, John Kreniske, Ida Susser, and Joan Vincent. * Sociocultural Aspects of AIDS in Africa: Occupational and Gender Issues Anne V. Akeroyd. Case Studies * AIDS in the Dominican Republic: Anthropological Reflections on the Social Nature of Disease J. Kreniske. * Community Organizing Around HIV Prevention in Rural Puerto Rico I. Susser and J. Kreniske. * AIDS Prevention, Treatment, and Care in Cuba Sarah Santana. * AIDS in Uganda: The First Decade G. C. Bond and J. Vincent. * Community Based Organizations in Uganda: A Youth Initiative G. C. Bond and J. Vincent. * Female Genital Health and the Risk of HIV Transmission Regina McNamara. * The Point of View: Perspectives on AIDS in Uganda Maryinez Lyons. Policy Issues * The HIV Epidemic as a Development Issue Elizabeth Reid. * Placing Women at the Center of Analysis E. Reid. * AIDS from Africa: A Case of Racism Vs. Science? Rosalind J. Harrison-Chirimuuta and Richard C. Chirimuuta. * U.S. Aid to AIDS in Africa Meredeth Turshen. Conclusion * AIDS: Body, Mind, and History Shirley Lindenbaum.

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/04/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780813328799
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780813328799
  • weight: 402
  • ISBN10: 0813328799

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