The politics of AIDS in Africa / Amy S. Patterson.

The author claims the disease has generally been considered too private, biological, behavioral, and cultural to attract much attention from political scientists, and she sets out to change that. She systematically analyzes how the state, democratic transitions, civil society, and donors influence A...

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Main Author: Patterson, Amy S.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boulder : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006.
Series:Challenge and change in African politics.
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