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Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Hansjörg Dilger, Thera Rasing
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-08 - Publisher: Routledge

This book critically interrogates emerging interconnections between religion and biomedicine in Africa in the era of antiretroviral treatment for AIDS. Highlighting the complex relationships between religious ideologies, practices and organizations on the one hand, and biomedical treatment programmes and the scientific languages and public health institutions that sustain them on
Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Rijk van Dijk, Hansjörg Dilger, Marian Burchardt, Thera Rasing
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Routledge

Some chapters were first presented at a 2009 international symposium in Lusaka, Gambia.
The Politics and Anti-Politics of Social Movements
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Marian Burchardt, Amy Patterson, Louise Mubanda Rasmussen
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-02 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores the nature, significance and consequences of the religious activism surrounding AIDS in Africa. While African religion was relatively marginal in inspiring or contributing to AIDS activism during the early days of the epidemic, this situation has changed dramatically. In order to account for these changes, contributors provide
Faith in the Time of AIDS
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Marian Burchardt
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-29 - Publisher: Springer

This book describes how Christian communities in South Africa have responded to HIV/AIDS and how these responses have affected the lives HIV-positive people, youth and broader communities. Drawing on Foucault and the sociology of knowledge, it explains how religion became influential in reshaping ideas about sexuality, medicine and modernity.
Religion and AIDS in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Jenny Trinitapoli, Alexander Weinreb
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The first comprehensive empirical account of how religion affects the interpretation, prevention, and mitigation of AIDS in Africa, the world's most religious continent.