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Ancestors and antiretrovirals : the biopolitics of HIV/AIDS in post-apartheid South Africa

Author: Claire Laurier Decoteau
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the years since the end of apartheid, South Africans have enjoyed a progressive constitution, considerable access to social services for the poor and sick, and a booming economy that has made their nation into one of the wealthiest on the continent. At the same time, South Africa experiences extremely unequal income distribution, and its citizens suffer the highest prevalence of HIV in the world. As Archbishop  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Laurier Decoteau
ISBN: 9780226064628 022606462X
OCLC Number: 1132133302
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 26 mai 2014).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne : illustrations, fichiers HTML
Responsibility: Claire Laurier Decoteau.

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As Archbishop Desmond Tutu has noted, "AIDS is South Africa's new apartheid." This title traces the historical shifts in health policy after apartheid and describes their effects, detailing, in  Read more...

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