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Political Economy of AIDS in Africa (Global Health)

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS: social aspects,
  • Political economy,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Political Science,
  • Social aspects,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Africa,
  • Medical policy,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Economic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNana K. Poku (Editor), Alan Whiteside (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7990646M
    ISBN 100754638987
    ISBN 109780754638988

    Watch how Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian-born international economist and author of the book "Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is Another Way for Africa," respond to her critics, explaining the long-term impact that charitable HIV/AIDS programs will have on building sustainable economies in Africa. Using an interdisciplinary political economy approach, this book captures the issues and factors related to the African development dilemma by delineating the main components of the continent's socioeconomic crisis and analyzing the requirements and elements of the challenge of policy reform and change for the twenty-first century.

    The economic effects of AIDS will be felt first by individuals and their families then ripple outwards to firms and businesses and the macro-economy. This paper considers each of these levels in turn and provides examples from South Africa to illustrate these impacts. (excerpt). Buy The Political Economy of AIDS in Africa by Nana Poku, Alan W. Whiteside from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

    At first glance, Africa appears to be on the right track. For example, in a book Emerging Africa: How 17 countries are leading the way, Steven Radelet argues that many African economies have been growing fast since the mids owing to the spread of democracy; improved policy-making; and the emergence of new political. HIV/AIDS in Africa is one of the most important global public health issues of our time, and perhaps, in the history of mankind. In Africa, AIDS is one of the top causes of death. While only comprising slightly under 15% of the total population of the world, Africans account for nearly 70% of those who live with HIV and are dying of AIDS.


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Book Description. Sub-Saharan Africa is a region devastated by HIV/AIDS. The extent of the epidemic is only now becoming clear, as increasing numbers of people with HIV are becoming ill.

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The Political Economy of AIDS in Africa book. By Nana K. Poku. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 July Pub. location by: The chapters attempt to connect the debates about HIV/AIDS to larger discussions about globalisation, class differentiation, inequity and uneven development in African countries.

This book was originally published as a special issue of Review of African Political Economy. Sub-Saharan Africa is a region devastated by HIV/AIDS.

The extent of the epidemic is only now becoming clear, as increasing numbers of people with HIV are becoming ill. In the absence of massively expanded prevention, treatment and care efforts, the AIDS death toll on the continent is. (ebook) Political Economy of AIDS in Africa () from Dymocks online store.

Sub-Saharan Africa is a region devastated by HIV/AIDS. The. This multiauthor book deals with the broad consequences of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) pandemic on specific components of Africa's political economy, with a view to affecting policy response to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS on the continent.

It is organized into 12 chapters, with each chapter presenting a critical and detailed exploration of a case study on the. Page - Orphans as a window on the AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa: initial results and implications of a study in Uganda. Appears in 20 books from References to this book.

The political economy of AIDS in Africa - The Lancet Infectious. Focuses on the political economy of governance, development, and conflict in sub-Saharan African Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on€ Review of African Political Economy: No The first.

This book analyzes successive governments' management of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. The book covers the yearsusing expert thinking regarding public policy making to identify gaps i. In book: The Political Economy of AIDS in Africa, Chapter: “Uganda and the challenge of AIDS”, Publisher: Askgate, Editors: Whiteside A, Poku N, pp.(pp.

–) Cite this publication. The political economy of AIDS in Africais an important book on the impact of the epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. The book is divided into 12 chapters that serve as stand-alone essays.

The first chapter—”Responding to AIDS in crisis situ-ations”—gives a broad but superficial overview on the sub. Get this from a library. The political economy of AIDS in Africa. [Nana Poku; Alan Whiteside;] -- "Sub-Saharan Africa is a region devastated by HIV/AIDS.

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The political economy of AIDS in Africa. [Nana Poku; Alan Whiteside;] -- "Through a critical and detailed exploration of specific case studies, this volume brings together an array of international contributors to redefine the political and economic contours of this.

The Political Economy of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries: TRIPS, Public Health Systems and Free Access Benjamin Coriat Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, - Medical - pages.

Features a collection of seven research-based articles on AIDS. This work seeks to cut through popular misunderstanding and conventional ideas about the spread and impact of AIDS by employing a political economic perspective in the analysis of the epidemic in diverse settings. It should now be possible to discuss the reality of AIDS in South Africa without reducing the argument to simple dualisms (such as being for or against a viral cause of AIDS, for or against the president).

We propose an approach to discussing AIDS in South Africa that is rooted in political economy and political anthropology. In so doing, the book renews our understanding of the political economy of HIV/AIDS in these vast regions, where it continues to spread with devastating social and economic consequences.

The book is based on original data and field studies from Brazil, Thailand, India and Sub-Saharan Africa. Nattrass addresses South Africa's contentious AIDS policy from both an economic and ethical perspective, presenting:• a history of AIDS policy in South Africa• an expert analysis of the macroeconomic impact of AIDS• a delineation of the relationship between AIDS and poverty and the challenges it poses for development, inequality and.

A Political Economy of Africa book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5(5). The Rural Dimension of HIV/AIDS. The various HIV/AIDS epidemics across sub-Saharan Africa are diverse in terms of rate of spread and characteristic variations from region to region [].The prevalence of disease tends to be greater in urban areas as compared to rural areas, with the urban-rural ratio estimated at [].However, there are also unique factors to rural life that.Conveners: Dr.

Daniel Jordan Smith (Brown University, Providence, USA); e-mail: [email protected]), Dr. Bianca Dahl (University of Toronto, Canada); e-mail: @ Africa is disproportionately burdened by the global HIV and AIDS epidemic. A great deal of recent research has tried to understand the causes of the epidemic’s rapid spread in Africa.The book South Africa Pushed to the Limit: The Political Economy of Change, Hein Marais is published by Zed Books.

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