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Crying for our elders : African orphanhood in the age of HIV and AIDS

Author: Kristen E Cheney
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017 ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen E Cheney
ISBN: 9780226437408 ) 022643740X ((hardcover alkaline paper)) 9780226437545 ((paperback alkaline paper)) 022643754X ((paperback alkaline paper)
OCLC Number: 1091721163
Description: viii, 239 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Generations of HIV/AIDS, orphanhood, and intervention --
A generation of HIV/AIDS in Uganda --
Orphanhood and the conundrum of humanitarian intervention Beyond checking the "voice" box: children's rights and participation in development and research --
Children's rights: participation, protectionism, and citizenship --
Getting children's perspectives: a child- and youth-centered participatory approach Orphanhood in the age of HIV and AIDS --
Orphanhood, poverty, and the post-ARV generation --
Suffering, silence, and status: the lived experience of orphanhood Blood binds: the transformation of kinship and the politics of adoption --
Orphanhood and the transformation of kinship, fosterage, and children's circulation strategies --
Orphanhood and the politics of adoption in Uganda Conclusion --
HIV/AIDS policy, "orphan addiction," and the next generation
Responsibility: Kristen E. Cheney

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