AIDS in the Shadow of Biomedicine

Inside South Africa's Epidemic

An in-depth ethnographic exploration of how the AIDs pandemic has played out at a local level in South Africa, revealing the importance of understanding culture for shaping effective strategies of AIDs treatment. Les mer
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An in-depth ethnographic exploration of how the AIDs pandemic has played out at a local level in South Africa, revealing the importance of understanding culture for shaping effective strategies of AIDs treatment.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Maps
Preface and Acknowledgments
1. Introduction
2. Death
3. Blame
4. Words
5. Knowledge
6. Dreams
7. Care
8. Conclusions

Om forfatteren

Isak Niehaus is a senior lecturer in anthropology at Brunel University London, where he currently co-ordinates the MSC program in Medical Anthropology. He has previously held teaching positions at the Universities of the Witwatersrand and Pretoria in South Africa, and lectured at several other universities in Europe and the United States. His previous publications include Witchcraft, Power and Politics (co-authored with Eliazaar Mohlala and Kally Shokaneo, 2001) and Witchcraft and a Life in the New South Africa (2012).