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Title AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean / edited by George C. Bond [and others]
Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997


Description 1 online resource (xv, 234 pages)
Contents The anthropology of AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean / George C. Bond [and others] -- Sociocultural aspects of AIDS in Africa: occupational and gender issues / Anne V. Akeroyd -- AIDS in the Dominican Republic: anthropological reflections on the social nature of disease / John Kreniske -- Community organizing around HIV prevention in rural Puerto Rico / Ida Susser and John Kreniske -- AIDS prevention, treatment, and care in Cuba / Sarah Santana -- AIDS in Uganda: the first decade / George C. Bond and Joan Vincent -- Community based organizations in Uganda: a youth initiative / George C. Bond and Joan Vincent -- Female genital health and the risk of HIV transmission / Regina McNamara -- The point of view: perspectives on AIDS in Uganda / Maryinez Lyons -- The HIV epidemic as a development issue / Elizabeth Reid -- Placing women at the center of analysis / Elizabeth 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 -- AIDS: body, mind, and history / Shirley Lindenbaum
Summary 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 historical contexts
Notes Based on a conference held in New York in November 1991
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-217) and index
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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Caribbean Area
AIDS (Disease) -- Africa
Medical anthropology -- Caribbean Area
Medical anthropology -- Africa
Cross-cultural studies.
Medical policy.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- ethnology
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Health Policy
Socioeconomic Factors
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
AIDS (Disease)
Medical anthropology.
Syndrome d'immunodéficience acquise -- Afrique.
Comparaison transculturelle.
Caribisch gebied.
Anthropologie médicale -- Région caraïbe -- Congrès.
Anthropologie médicale -- Afrique -- Congrès.
Sida -- Afrique -- Congrès.
Sida -- Région caraïbe -- Congrès.
Caribbean Region
Caribbean Area.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Bond, George C.
LC no. 97009642
ISBN 9781429491488