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AIDS, South Africa, and the politics of knowledge

Jeremy R. Youde

AIDS, South Africa, and the politics of knowledge

by Jeremy R. Youde

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- South Africa,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- South Africa,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects -- South Africa,
  • Public health -- South Africa,
  • Knowledge, Theory of -- Political aspects,
  • South Africa -- Relations -- Foreign countries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jeremy R. Youde.
    SeriesGlobal health
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA643.86.S6 Y68 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17179258M
    ISBN 109780754670032
    LC Control Number2007009696

    Get this from a library! AIDS, Politics, and Music in South Africa.. [Fraser G McNeill] -- An original anthropological approach to the AIDS epidemic in South Africa, arguing that music is central to understanding AIDS interventions.   In addition, my book The River seems to have ignited a major scientific debate about how Aids started in Africa. This pleases me, for the book was an obsession and a labour of : Edward Hooper.

    Medicine and the Politics of Knowledge situates South Africa - including its history of stances and political formations around HIV/AIDSin the broader context of questions relating to science, medicine, human experimentation, and structural violence, all of which shape the cases in the book. HIV/AIDS to even present strategies to decision makers that link their political interests with effective prevention and care initiatives. Some of the lessons for political interaction are being learned. For example, Sanjay Basu of the Treatment Action Campaign in South Africa has said:File Size: KB.

    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 authors 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 Author: Ida Susser.   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 Reviews: 1.


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AIDS, South Africa, and the politics of knowledge by Jeremy R. Youde Download PDF EPUB FB2

AIDS, Politics, and Music in South Africa; AIDS, Politics, and Music in South Africa the book argues that music is central to understanding how AIDS interventions operate.

This book elucidates a hidden world of meaning in which people sing about what they cannot talk about, where educators are blamed for spreading the virus, and in which Cited by:   In addition, individuals have become influential in the crafting of the South African government's AIDS policies, despite universal condemnation from the international scientific community.

This study highlights the relevance and importance of Africa to international by: Get this from a library. AIDS, South Africa, and the politics of knowledge.

[Jeremy R Youde] -- "Through an in-depth examination of the interactions between the South African government and the international AIDS control regime, Youde examines not only the emergence of an epistemic community.

This definitive textbook covers all aspects of HIV/AIDS in southern Africa, from basic science to medicine, sociology, economics and politics. It has been written by a highly-respected team of southern African HIV experts and provides a thoroughly researched account of the epidemic in the region.

The book comprises eight sections, the first of which covers the numbers behind the epidemic, both Reviews: 1. AIDS, Politics, and Music in South Africa This book offers an original anthropological approach to the AIDS epi-demic in South Africa. Based on more than 15 years’ association with.

AIDS, South Africa, and the Politics of Knowledge Through an in-depth examination of the interactions between the South African government and the international AIDS control regime, Jeremy Youde examines not only the emergence of an epistemic community but also the development of a counter-epistemic community offering fundamentally different.

Subtitled “Blood and Bad Dreams: A South African Explores the Madness in His Country, His Tribe and Himself”, this book was a bestseller in South Africa and elsewhere when it came out in By a member of one of Afrikanerdom’s leading apartheid families, it goes into the heart of darkness of a country in turmoil.

Secondly, mobility is a well known determinant of epidemics, but in South Africa the situation is particularly complex. Mass resettlements of populations under apartheid, seasonal labour migrations, movements along major trade routes, refugees fleeing war in other parts of Africa, and, sincereturn of political exiles and liberation armies have all contributed to the spread of infections Cited by: HIV/AIDS is the most serious health concern in South Africa.

The country has the highest number of people afflicted with HIV of any country, and the fourth-highest adult HIV prevalence rate, according to the United Nations statistics. According to a UNAids dataset sourced from the World Bank, in the HIV prevalence rate for adults aged 15 to 49 was 37% in Swaziland, 25% in Lesotho.

"McNeill's book brings fresh, illuminating, and, at times, revelatory material to a host of questions: the impact of chronic unemployment on the moral lives of the young; the politics of tradition in post-apartheid South Africa; and, of course, the highly contested meanings of HIV/ by: Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.

[]) and index. Contents. Introduction-- Knowledge and international policymaking-- Counter-epistemic communities-- History and public health in South Africa-- Identity, AIDS, and public health in South Africa-- South Africa AIDS policies and the counter-epistemic community-- Conclusions and implications-- Works cited-- Index.

PIETER FOURIE teaches Politics at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. In he worked for UNAIDS in London as a researcher on a scenario-building project regarding the impact of AIDS in Africa over the next 20 years, and he remains involved in a number of AIDS projects in South Africa and Southern by:   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. Request PDF | On Jan 1,Mandisa Mbali and others published AIDS, South Africa and the Politics of Knowledge by Jeremy R.

Youde | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Mandisa Mbali. Jeremy Youde, AIDS, South Africa, and the Politics of Knowledge, London: Routledge, Through an in-depth examination of the interactions between the South African government and the international AIDS control regime, Jeremy Youde examines not only the emergence of an epistemic community but also the development of a counter-epistemic community offering fundamentally different.

In Africa, The AIDS Support Organization, started in Uganda inis a prime example of community-based action initiated to support those affected by AIDS before treatment was available, whereas the Treatment Action Campaign, launched in South Africa just over 10 years later, very effectively used community-driven political and legal action Cited by: View main book page.

Table of Contents. Preface List of Abbreviations. Introduction. People, Pathogens, and Power: Situating the South African HIV/AIDS Epidemic. Chapter 1. Contact, Colonization, and Apartheid: South African Social Formations in Historical Perspective Chapter 2. The Political History of South African HIV/AIDS Activism Chapter 3.

“In Ancestors and Antiretrovirals, Claire Decoteau draws together ethnographic fieldwork, unique insights into the experience of people suffering from AIDS at a time of callous governmental indifference, and a thorough reading of cultural politics to situate South Africa in the global economic system.

Decoteau not only illuminates the many. HIV/AIDS is the major political challenge of our time. Based on empirical observations from all over the world, this book examines how HIV/AIDS has become increasingly transnational, as nation states have extended their programmes across borders, and transnational networks have increased their activities.

Statistics in South Africa with regard to HIV and AIDS paints a bleak picture [7] because South Africa is currently at the epicentre of the AIDS pandemic with approximately million (%) HIV Author: Pieter Fourie.

This book may also be of interest for Australians involved in international health and development issues in general and particularly working on development issues in Africa. Although this book does not challenge or break new grounds of our knowledge about HIV and AIDS in South Africa, this is a timely and much‐needed resource which brings a.African Journal of AIDS Research.

Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article South Africa. Debbie Habedi. Pages: Published online: 23 Mar Book Reviews. review article.

Review – Mistreated: The Political Consequences of the Fight Against AIDS in Lesotho. To celebrate Africa day on the anniversary of the birth of the Organisation of African Unity, 25 Maywe have put together this quiz.

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