By Kyle Dean Kauffman, David L. Lindauer, Desmond Tutu

ISBN-10: 1403918880

ISBN-13: 9781403918888

ISBN-10: 1403932565

ISBN-13: 9781403932563

The HIV/AIDS pandemic awesome South Africa is of ancient proportions. extra everyone is dwelling with AIDS in South Africa than in the other nation on the earth. simply long ago decade, the existence expectancy in South Africa has dropped from sixty seven to forty three years. The social and financial impression of this disorder is difficult to overstate. in spite of the fact that, what's notable is the paucity of considerate, reflective scholarship and writing at the topic. AIDS and South Africa: The Social Expression of a virus addresses the commercial, social and cultural influence of HIV/AIDS because it pertains to South African society.

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Many of these forty-nine countries are already democratic, with committed though impoverished governments. Leaders from these well-governed countries call me to tell me that their children or their foster children have died of AIDS. They are not blind to the reality that is engulfing their continent. There are many highly capable leaders of impoverished countries desperate for help, not in all poor countries, but certainly in many. Even in South Africa, where the national leadership has been extraordinarily harmful and obtuse on AIDS, regional governments and civil society have been in action and can be helped.

It would seem that the South African electorate would want to vote the ANC out of power if it is failing in its role of protecting the people. While the AIDS issue is extremely important, there are a number of other factors that determine whether or not a political party is re-elected. By all accounts the ANC is extremely popular, winning nearly two-thirds of the vote in the 1999 national election. The government apparently can afford to lose votes due to its AIDS policy and still command a large majority in parliament.

16), giving credence to stories that it was deliberately introduced by the government in the last days of apartheid to try and check the advance of African liberation. In the early 1990s, young activists, believing that AIDS was ‘a plot devised by the government . . to convince black people to have less sex, and therefore fewer babies, lampooned the acronym AIDS as really meaning “Afrikaner Invention to Deprive us of Sex”’ (van der Vliet, 2001, p. 155). More traditionally, other Africans have interpreted this epidemic, like many others before it, as the product of malevolent individuals employing witchcraft (Ashforth, 2001, pp.

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