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When bodies remember : experiences and politics of AIDS in South Africa

Author: Didier Fassin
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif : University of California Press, 2008.
Series: California series in public anthropology, 15
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2. Druck]View all editions and formats

Takes on one of the most tragic stories of the global AIDS crisis - the failure of the ANC government to stem the tide of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. This work traces the deep roots of the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Didier Fassin
ISBN: 9780520244672 0520244672 9780520250277 0520250273
OCLC Number: 825939372
Notes: Übersetzt aus dem Franz.
Originaltitel: @Quand les corps se souviennent.
Description: 365 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction: Political Anesthesia and Anthropological Concern 1. As If Nothing Ever Happened The Controversy A Life Proposition 1: The Structures of Time 2. An Epidemic of Disputes Beginnings Heresy Proposition 2: The Configuration of the Polemics 3. Anatomy of the Controversies Ordeals Arenas Proposition 3: The Figures of Denial 4. The Imprint of the Past Long Memory Bared History Proposition 4: The History of the Vanquished 5. The Embodiment of the World Behind the Landscapes Within the Narratives Proposition 5: The Forms of Experience 6. Living with Death Dying Born Again Proposition 6: Politics of Life Conclusion: This World We Live In Notes Brief Chronology of South African History Maps Bibliography Index
Series Title: California series in public anthropology, 15
Responsibility: Didier Fassin.


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"This ethnography is comprehensive and nuanced in its approach... Fassin's ethnography is ambitious and provocative. It is recommended to anyone interested in exploring how the past critically shapes Read more...

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