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By George Clement Bond, John Kreniske, Ida Susser, Joan Vincent

ISBN-10: 0813328780

ISBN-13: 9780813328782

ISBN-10: 0813328799

ISBN-13: 9780813328799

ISBN-10: 1429491485

ISBN-13: 9781429491488

This booklet deals special ethnographic reviews from Africa and the Caribbean to give an explanation for AIDS in an international and comparative third-world context. The essays movement past scientific or epidemiological versions, explaining the epidemic in its monetary, social, political, and ancient contexts.

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Unbersbnding emic concepts, their bases in cultural concepts, religious doctrines and gendered discourses;, and their role in aetiology, health c a e and risk prevention, is crucial, though there are few publications relating to HXV/AIC)S (in contrast to other diseases). g. Green, Dokwe and Dupree 1995; Grmn, Jurg and Dgedge 1993;Xngstad 19901, but also because of the numbers of people who have recourse to them, often paying considerable sums for treatment and traveling long distances to seek help, But there is little about the fears, beliefs, attitudes and practices of medical staff in the formal sector: this is yet another gap in the contextual bowledge needed fully to comprehend the impact and meaning of WIIVIAIDS.

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T994;82) it looks as though there mi@t have bmn a bias in favor of men" gmds (on gender diffe~ncesin wealth rimking, see Seoones 1995). Socioculhval Aspects of AIDS 29 13. " Global AIDSNews. 1. summarizing Williarns and Ray (1993). 14. What might be the impact on self-help burial societies, like those in Kgatleng District, Botswana (Brown 1982)? Those societies, mostly formed during the 1970s in response to the adoption of burial in coffins in cemeteries, paid expenses for spouses (at least 90% of members were women) and children of members, and on the death of a member recruited one of the persons covered by that member, usually a daughter to take her or her place.

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