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Waiting To Happen: HIV/Aids in South Africa

the Bigger Picture

by Liz Walker

  • 396 Want to read
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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS: social aspects,
  • Sociology,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Social Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Social aspects,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Medical,
  • South Africa,
  • General,
  • HIV Infections

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9764306M
    ISBN 101919930396
    ISBN 109781919930398

    Book description The advent of AIDS has led to a revival of interest in the historical relationship of disease to society. There now exists a new consciousness of AIDS and . Moving beyond the paradigmatic divides of area studies, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East explores the shared concerns and histories of these regions, offers stimulating perspectives on interdisciplinary debates, and challenges established analytic E publishes articles from around the world, providing a distinctive link between scholars living and.

    Even though sub-Saharan Africa is the region most affected by HIV/AIDS in the world, no new theories have been discovered, and questions about life and death are ignored. This book uses certain selected communication practices to offer the foundations of an African theory of communication, applicable to the crisis of HIV/AIDS. Youth, HIV/AIDS and social transformations in Africa [electronic resource] / Donald Anthony Mwiturubani [et. al.]. Main author: Mwiturubani, Donald Anthony. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.

    Hope in the fight against HIV/AIDS in South Africa: It was an epidemic waiting to happen. In South Africa, HIV prevalence is nearly three times higher among migrant workers than among non. South Africa has the largest population of people with HIV of any country in the world at million. Life expectancy has fallen in the worst-affected countries due to HIV/AIDS; for example, in it was estimated that it had dropped from 65 to 35 years in Botswana. [17].


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Waiting to Happen: HIV/Aids in South Africa: the Bigger PictureCited by: Request PDF | On May 1,G. Reid and others published Waiting to Happen: HIV/AIDS in South Africa | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. 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.

- 5/5(1). Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. Introduction-- Sex and power in South Africa-- 'An epidemic waiting to happen'-- Cultural collisions: popular understandings of HIV/AIDS Popular explanations of HIV/AIDS-- Confronting the Epidemic-- Index.

Get this from Waiting To Happen: HIV/Aids in South Africa book library. Waiting to happen: HIV/AIDS in South Africa: the bigger picture. [Liz Walker, (Reader in social work); Graeme Reid; Morna Cornell] -- Why are more women than men in South Africa HIV positive.

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Robert Malinowsky, AIDS Book Review Journal "A vivid and realistic picture of some of the experiences of. Sex and power in South Africa --'An epidemic waiting to happen' --Cultural collisions: popular understandings of HIV/AIDS --Confronting the epidemic.

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However, Waiting to Happen is not simply a compilation of the presentations at the conference. Waiting to Happen: HIV/Aids in South Africa: the Bigger Picture Liz Walker, Graeme Reid, Morna Cornell, AIDS in Context Conference ( University of.

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About us; Research; People; Seminars; Notices; Publications; Archive; Contact. Download Citation | An Epidemic Waiting to Happen. The Spread of HIV/AIDS in South Africa in Social and Historical Perspective | There can be few more vital issues confronting Southern Africa than.

HIV/AIDS is one of the most serious health concerns 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. Abstract. In the paradigmatic conditions of apartheid, in South Africa, HIV/AIDS has been labelled an epidemic that was waiting to happen. Some who have learnt to feel helpless in the face of HIV/AIDS have even thought that the coincidence of HIV/AIDS with the advent of majority rule is evidence that a life which is free of inordinate hardships is not to be expected by them.

Black Death: AIDS in Africa; Waiting to Happen: HIV/AIDS in South Africa: The Bigger Picture Black Death: AIDS in Africa; Waiting to Happen: HIV/AIDS in South Africa: The Bigger Picture Patterson, Amy S.

i rat of ve d Stu So ies uth ic As ia, dt he Af r M n aa le idd Ea st living is â to nomadically wander freely across the seas and the deserts which lie before herâ (). It was a study conducted in South Africa which is one of the countries that receives the most research money for HIV/Aids and has some of the best medical infrastructure in Africa.

The investigators evaluated 1, newly diagnosed HIV-infected individuals and looked at what had happened to these individuals a year after diagnosis. An epidemic waiting to happen? The spread of HIV/AIDS in South African in social historical perspective. African Studies, 61(1), Mitton, J.

(). The sociological spread of HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 11(4), Møller, V. (). Quality of life in South Africa: Post-apartheid trends.Ellen Elmendorp was born in the Netherlands and is a freelance documentary photographer based in South has lived in Poland, Spain, Argentina, Finland, Cuba, Rumania, and England where she studied photography at the London after living and working in Europe and Latin America, she moved to Johannesburg where her first job was picture editor at the independent photo.

"Both prevention and impact mitigation responses have been half-hearted and inadequate. The results of this failure to rise to the challenge over the last decade will be apparent for many years ahead.

Failure to respond is hardly surprising given a global order where national governments are unable, unwilling or cannot always see how to take responsibility and where the 4/5(1).