Morality, Hope and Grief: Anthropologies of AIDS in Africa by Hansjörg Dilger,Ute Luig

By Hansjörg Dilger,Ute Luig

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa has been addressed and perceived predominantly throughout the extensive views of social and financial theories in addition to public well-being and improvement discourses. This quantity notwithstanding, makes a speciality of the micro-politics of disease, remedy and dying with a view to supply cutting edge insights into the advanced approaches that form person and group responses to AIDS. The contributions describe the dilemmas that households, groups and healthiness execs face and shed new mild at the transformation of social and ethical orders in African societies, which were more and more marginalised within the context of world modernity.

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