Fraser G. McNeill's AIDS, Politics, and Music in South Africa PDF

By Fraser G. McNeill

ISBN-10: 110700991X

ISBN-13: 9781107009912

ISBN-10: 1107417562

ISBN-13: 9781107417564

This ebook bargains an unique anthropological method of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa, demonstrating why AIDS interventions within the former place of birth of Venda have failed - and probably even been counterproductive. It does so via a sequence of ethnographic encounters, from kings to condoms, which divulge the ways that biomedical knowing of the virus were rejected via - and included into - neighborhood understandings of health and wellbeing, ailment, intercourse and demise. throughout the songs of woman initiation, AIDS schooling and wandering minstrels, the e-book argues that tune is vital to knowing how AIDS interventions function. This booklet elucidates a hidden global of which means within which humans sing approximately what they can not speak about, the place educators are blamed for spreading the virus, and during which condoms are frequently suggestion to reason AIDS. The coverage implications are transparent: African worldviews has to be taken heavily if AIDS interventions in Africa are to turn into successful.

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