David Dickinson's A Different Kind of AIDS: Folk and Lay Theories in South PDF

By David Dickinson

Why do replacement, non-scientific reasons of HIV/AIDS proceed to movement in South Africa’s townships after virtually 30 years of AIDS schooling? In a distinct type of AIDS David Dickinson explores the folks and lay theories that also circulation inside township groups, regardless of vast academic efforts and the supply of antiretroviral remedy. Dickinson’s investigations are in partnership with HIV/AIDS peer educators and along township citizens, and he argues that those theories represent a powerful hydra of ideals that underlies and helps the de facto plural well-being care approach in South Africa.

The e-book explores township existence and language and encompasses a methodological manifesto aimed toward social technological know-how learn scholars. The end-result is key studying for the educational and lay reader alike, and a deeply sympathetic portrait of South African realities today.

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