By George Clement Bond, John Kreniske, Ida Susser, Joan Vincent

ISBN-10: 0813328780

ISBN-13: 9780813328782

ISBN-10: 0813328799

ISBN-13: 9780813328799

ISBN-10: 1429491485

ISBN-13: 9781429491488

This ebook deals special ethnographic reviews from Africa and the Caribbean to provide an explanation for AIDS in an international and comparative third-world context. The essays stream past clinical or epidemiological types, explaining the epidemic in its financial, social, political, and old contexts.

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New development pro~ectsand programs, too, may bring in workers who create a demand for commercial and casual sexuaf relationships: clients of sex workers in the Cmbia included construction workers %omSouth-Emt and Fm-Eat Asia who were the= for some months (Piekering, Todd, Dunn et al. 1992). An interesting suggestion is &at W N impact analyses should be included in planning for these (Decosas and Pedneault 1992, Moses and PIU 2993; Weiss 1993; Obbo 1993a). Traders have been heavily implicated unity in Kagera Biseict, Tanzania Visiting crop buyers were identified by t as the main extemd source of danger: they were discouraged from staying an once they had completed their purehses by measures such as shutdng down the bars and earnpensating women who relied on them for a livelihood (de Zsrlduando, Msamanga, and @hen 1989).

Girls, iq spreading H N unities around the four baseg in the north (Webb 1994). "" Regular soldiers, however, are captive audiences for safe sex educ&ion, menillas and insurgents aye not. The vulnerability of women and girls in war zones is only too clear: the use of rape as a weapon of wm whether by militia or peasan& incited by them w a ~despreadin Rwmda ( C r q 1995;A&ican Rights 1994). Batde-gounds and peacekeeping zones are obvious ""rsk situations" "wi and Cabrat f 993): southern and eastern Africa is no exception.

In addition to occuning in environments already stressed by high rates of disease, AIDS is advancing in many societies which for two decades have been in economic decline. These declining social and econornic conditions in the developing nations have done much to shape the pattern of the epidemic and the chasacter of the response. response is impossible. Despite the grim picture presented by devejoping nations with respect to AIDS and infmtiousdisease, there may be a hophX pwadox ernerging in which the leading industrial nations might find the most effective examples of the ways in which to combat HW infection.

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