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AIDS & HIV

  • Women's Experiences with HIV/AIDSby R Dennis Shelby; Desiree Ciambrone

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 67.95

    Meet the women behind the statistics! Women's Experiences with HIV/AIDS: Mending Fractured Selves examines the impact of HIV/AIDS on women, the fastest-growing subgroup of the HIV-infected population of the United States. Based on interviews with HIV-infected women, the book gives voice to their experiences. This powerful text offers a firsthand view... more...

  • HIV/AIDS and the South African Stateby Annamarie Bindenagel ?ehovi?

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    For three decades post-apartheid, the HIV/AIDS epidemic from first acknowledgement to its management as a chronic disease, demanded unparalleled attention. This was nowhere more evident than in South Africa. This book explores how the state responded to its responsibilities to defend and protect (human) security. Linking this to the role of the state... more...

  • AIDS and Governanceby Alan Whiteside; Nana K. Poku

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    The political impact of HIV/AIDS varies greatly and is difficult to map. States depend on how governments choose to manage the political implications of HIV and AIDS, both those stemming from the erosions of its own capacity as well as those that originate from their changing relationship on a national and international level. Across the developing... more...

  • Stigmaby Jinhua Guo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 78.00

    Based on two and a half years of fieldwork in China, this book examines the cultural genesis and social mechanisms of stigma related to mental illness and HIV/AIDS in China. It also explores the bio-politics on stigma through detailed description of social exclusion experienced by people suffering from mental illness or HIV/AIDS and by systematic comparison... more...

  • Children and AIDSby Dr Alex Ochumbo; Dr Margaret Lombe; Professor Nana K Poku

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 109.95

    The disproportional loss of individuals to HIV/AIDS in their most productive years raises concerns over the welfare of surviving members of affected families and communities. One consequence of the rapid increase in adult mortality is the rise in the proportion of children who are orphaned. Sub-Saharan Africa, accounts for about 90 percent of these.... more...

  • Religious Responses to HIV and AIDSby Miguel Munoz-Laboy; Jonathan Garcia; Joyce Moon-Howard; Patrick A. Wilson; Richard Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Religious institutions shaped the ways individuals, communities and societies responded to HIV and AIDS since the 1980s. This book draws on research studies ranging in context from sites in sub-Saharan Africa to New York City in the USA to examine the complexity of responding to the epidemic both globally and locally. Religious systems of meaning,... more...

  • Textbook of Global Child Health, 2nd Editionby Deepak M. Kamat; Philip R. Fischer

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2015; US$ 79.95

    The second edition of the American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Global Child Health is pleased to contribute toward international efforts to improve the lives of the next generation. This new edition will help prepare and support child health professionals as they join international efforts on behalf of children. A large multinational team... more...

  • Norm Diffusion and HIV/AIDS Governance in Putin?s Russia and Mbeki?s South Africaby Vlad Kravtsov

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    Although adopting global norms often improves domestic systems of governance, domestic obstacles to norm diffusion are frequent. States that decide to reinvent their political authority simultaneously evaluate which current global norms are desirable and to what extent. In this study, Vlad Kravtsov argues that recent debates about the nature of authority... more...

  • HIV/AIDS in China and Indiaby Catherine Yuk-ping Lo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book compares the policy approaches taken by China and India in dealing with HIV/AIDS, illuminating the challenges they face as they grapple with this intractable disease and identifying best practices for dealing with HIV/AIDS in the developing world and beyond. more...

  • HIV/AIDS in China and Indiaby Catherine Yuk-ping Lo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book compares the policy approaches taken by China and India in dealing with HIV/AIDS, illuminating the challenges they face as they grapple with this intractable disease and identifying best practices for dealing with HIV/AIDS in the developing world and beyond. more...