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

By David Dickinson

ISBN-10: 1920196986

ISBN-13: 9781920196981

Why do substitute, non-scientific motives of HIV/AIDS proceed to movement in South Africa’s townships after nearly 30 years of AIDS schooling? In a distinct form of AIDS David Dickinson explores the people and lay theories that also movement inside township groups, regardless of huge 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 health and wellbeing care procedure in South Africa.

The ebook explores township existence and language and incorporates a methodological manifesto aimed toward social technology examine scholars. The end-result is vital interpreting for the educational and lay reader alike, and a deeply sympathetic portrait of South African realities today.

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