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AIDS in the Twenty-First Century

AIDS in the Twenty-First Century

Disease and Globalization Fully Revised and Updated Edition
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PART 1: INTRODUCTION Disease and Denial The Disease and its Epidemiology PART 2: SUSCEPTIBILITY Epidemic Roots Case Studies Is Africa Exceptional? PART 3: VULNERABILITY AND IMPACT Introduction to Impact Individuals, Households and Communities Dependants: Orphans and the Elderly Rural livelihoods and Agriculture Private Sector Impact Development and Economic Growth Government, Governance and Security PART 4: RESPONDING TO THE EPIDEMIC Strategies, Tactics and Timing Globalisation and Inequality
This book, first published in 2002 to widespread acclaim, is fully revised and updated to take account of the latest facts and developments in the field. Carefully written to be accessible, this book is theoretically informed, practical and remains the leading text in its field.

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Autor: Alan Whiteside
ISBN-13: 9781403997685
ISBN: 1403997683
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 449
Gewicht: 646 g
Format: 234x156x mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Alan Whiteside, Tony Barnett
TONY BARNETT is ESRC Professorial Research Fellow at the Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics, UK, and a Co-Director of the Mackinder Centre for the Study of Long Wave Events. His other publications on this subject include AIDS in Africa: Its Present and Future Impact (with Piers Blaikie, 1992), The Effect of HIV/AIDS on Farming Systems in Eastern Africa, Economics of AIDS and Access to Care in Developing Countries (edited with Jean-Paul Moatti and others) and HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States: Reversing the Epidemic - Facts and Policy Options (co-author). In 2003, Tony Barnett was awarded the Lucy Mair Medal by the Royal Anthropological Institute, and in 2004 was appointed to the Advisory Committee of the UK Government's Foresight Project on the Detection and Identification of Infectious Diseases. He has provided policy advice to many UN and bilateral agencies.
ALAN WHITESIDE was an Overseas Development Institute Fellow from 1980 to 1983 when he joined the University of Natal (now University of KwaZulu-Natal), South Africa. He is a Professor and Director of the Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division which he established in 1998. He has numerous publications including the best selling AIDS: The Challenge for South Africa (co-author with Clem Sunter, 2000). From 2003 to 2005 he was a Commissioner for the United Nations Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa and was a Leverhulme Visiting Professor at Southampton University, UK, and a Visiting Professor at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK. He is a member of the International AIDS Society Governing Council.

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Autor: Alan Whiteside
ISBN-13:: 9781403997685
ISBN: 1403997683
Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan UK, Macmillan Education
Gewicht: 646g
Seiten: 449
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2. Aufl.
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 234x156x mm