AIDS in Africa and the Caribbean by George Clement Bond, John Kreniske, Ida Susser, Joan Vincent

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

This booklet bargains specific ethnographic reports from Africa and the Caribbean to give an explanation for AIDS in a world and comparative third-world context. The essays flow past scientific or epidemiological versions, explaining the epidemic in its monetary, social, political, and ancient contexts.

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Ft is ROW appasent the prospat of a quick ""tcehnological fix" kom basic science will not materialize, Despite outstanding medical and scientific successes neither prevention nor cure have been achieved; nor will they be soon enough to forestall an international calamity of historic dimensitms. ern science and technology has been, the response in the area of policy and behavioral interventions has been rudderless and feeble (O'Malley 1989). This, too, is consistent with the major features of Western cultures and societies, which, in general, find the natural world more responsive to study and contraf than the social, In the ""developing world," the experience has, from the first, been digerent.

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